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David Cameron’s conference speech: Big on liberal rhetoric, low on policy ideas

Our panel give their view on Cameron's bold pitch to the nation

By Prospect Team  

Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the Conservative Party conference at Manchester Central.

David Cameron’s speech to Conservative Party Conference today was relatively light on policy, but rhetorically it could hardly have been more significant. He proudly emphasised his record as a Tory moderniser (“You said our party wouldn’t change—we have,” he told his doubters). But more importantly he made an explicit pitch for centrist Labour voters disillusioned with Jeremy Corbyn, including a long,…

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