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so control of the treasury for british chancellor george osborne i'm william james watches you can't political correspondent in westminster where with the conservative majority george osborne has a free hand either british public finances george russell finds himself in a position that before the election maybe he wasn't expecting , is that finance minister in a majority conservative government which means he can do everyone , a coalition partner here he can blame for that diverging from his original plan , so he is now about to find money for the n. h. s. which was pledged during the campaign , she's never spelled out way to come from these cuts find money for tax cuts which he pledged a conference last year and is also about five money for all of the other smaller measures to make sense out in the election campaign maybe they thought they'd never get the chance to do because they weren't expecting a majority government what we can expect to see next is perhaps a somewhat budgets %HESITATION in which , george osborne well freed from the liberal democrats were able to %HESITATION go back to what he said in the in the budget just before the election and so %HESITATION , maybe take some of the shackles off a little bit what we might also see there is a sense of whether welfare reforms whether that's hopefully enough cuts will be made just that just a hint not a whole lot and then after the semi once and pays about that %HESITATION their recess here where we can where expecting a spending review which will sets out the departmental spending cuts and i also special little bit more and outs about the welfare reforms