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Nick Clegg’s speech to the Liberal Democrat Party conference

The Deputy Prime Minister's speech as sent to journalists before he began speaking

By Prospect Team  

Before I say anything else, I’m sure I speak on behalf of all Liberal Democrats when I say that our hearts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Alan Henning and David Haines for their tragic loss. These were good men. In the work they did they stood for hope and compassion – the things that everyone in this room believes are more important than anything else. We have to take on the cowards who took their lives. We have to defeat their barbarity to help protect the millions of people who now live under the threat…

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