Chancellor George Osborne
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George Osborne: 'Choice between competence and chaos'

Chancellor George Osborne has said spending cuts to reduce the deficit are a "price that works for our country".

He told the BBC the Conservatives were the only party being "absolutely straight with people" about what cuts were needed.

"There is a real choice for people between the competence offered by the Conservatives and the chaos of the other parties," he said.

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