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The Party Conferences in 15 acts

The Social Market Foundation's Director reports on the memorable debates, distractions and drinking sessions

By Emran Mian  

Emran and colleagues lighten the mood during the party conference season


Vote to scrap the bedroom tax? I’m not a Liberal Democrat. It’s wrong, it breaks up families. Scrap it now. I’m sorry, I can’t vote in there.


Sign here to save the NHS? I’m not a Labour Party member. Stop the courts from stealing kids? Umm, same answer.


Stop the cuts? Why are you filming me? We’re filming all the Tory scum. I’m not a Conservative Party member. Yeah, right. I see your…

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