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Tuesday’s speeches at Conservative Party Conference—what was said?

"Talent," not "tokenism"

By Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite  

Home Secretary Amber Rudd makes her speech ©Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

At this year’s Conservative Party conference ministers were expected to pull together, eschewing glitzy and dramatic announcements that promoted their own briefs (and careers), in favour of a coherent message. That message was that the Conservative Party will, under Theresa May, create a “society that works for everyone.” This was certainly on display today in speeches from Michael Fallon, Liz Truss, Amber Rudd, Damian Green, Jeremy Hunt and Justine Greening. There…

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