‘A Price That Works For Our Country’: Osborne Spurns Warnings, Backs Further Austerity – 8 December 2014

RT logoChancellor George Osborne has reaffirmed his support for the government’s austerity policies, calling them a “price that works for our country.”

Speaking to the BBC on Monday, he said welfare and benefits cuts were essential to make savings, and that economic growth and stability were the most important target for the economy.

“We are going to have to make savings … we are going to have to cut certain welfare bills like benefits that go to working-age people,” he said.

“But the prize is economic stability, growth, jobs in the future… brighter future, I think that’s a price that works for our country.”

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