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Conservative party conference: Boris’s gags beaten by Theresa May’s gravitas

The Home Secretary's speech took the Conservative Party conference by storm

By Jay Elwes  

Is Boris the battler who the Tories need? © Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

Two very different characters addressed the Conservative party conference this morning: Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, and Theresa May, the Home Secretary. They differed not only in their delivery and tone, but also in the manner in which they appealed to the crowd. Both speeches were successful and both received standing ovations. Both speakers are…

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