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UK Tories see best chance in 18 years to cut welfare bill

First Budget statement after election win due next week
Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 05:50
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NEW MANDATE: Mr Osborne is likely to move faster towards running a budget surplus within three years.

London

PRIME Minister David Cameron's Conservatives have their best chance in almost two decades to remould Britain's economy next week, in their first Budget statement after an unexpectedly decisive election victory.

Freed from needing the support of their former coalition