Monday at Conservative conference 2012: As it happened

Key points

  • Chancellor George Osborne said he wanted to find an extra £10bn in benefit cuts
  • The chancellor unveiled a plan for workers to give up a string of employment rights in return for shares in their employer
  • Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith and Eric Pickles adressed delegates in the afternoon

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  • Aiden James 
  • Sean Clare 
  • Kayte Rath 

Last updated 8 October 2012

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