Conservative Party delegates have been told to expect a major shake-up of the UK’s welfare system at their annual conference.
Britain is bracing itself to hear just how deep anticipated cuts will be in a bid to stave off market fears of a debt crisis.
Foreign Secretary, William Hague promised the party would not hide the grave challenges facing the county. “ As we set about rescuing the nation’s finances, there will be painful and perhaps unpopular moments, but having taken on this responsibility, whatever is flung at us, each of us must see it through,” said Hague.
Although there were lighter interludes ministers of the five-month old centre-right coalition are expected to use the political talking shop to fight their corners in a much publicised cabinet battle over which departments will be hit hardest.
Get a different perspective
Every story can be told in many ways: see the perspectives from Euronews journalists in our other language teams.