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Six members of Cabinet, more than 70 speakers, in 18 events, over three days, makes for over 22 hours of top-flight political insight and debate.
Superior pundits fail to see the Prime Minister’s debt to Disraeli, and consider Johnson such a scoundrel they underestimate his chances of success.
WATCH: Conservative Home at Party Conference. The Business Conversation with Sharma on small firms in the UK
The event was held in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses – and discussed how make small business the centre of a post-Covid UK.
The Prime Minister’s full text. He says that, like Churchill’s wartime government, his is sketching out a vision of a new Jerusalem
“We are resolving not to go back to 2019, but…to create the conditions for a dynamic recovery that is led not by the state but by free enterprise.”
WATCH: Johnson’s Conservative conference speech. We will make Britain “the greatest place on earth”.
The Prime Minister says Covid will be defeated”just as this country has seen off every alien invader for a thousand years”.
WATCH: The Defence Secretary explains his “anger” at Labour’s “complete cheek”, that sparked the “illegal wars” row
“I spent too much time signing cheques for compensation for where their Government had instructed people to do things that turned out to be unlawful.”
WATCH: “Conservatives believe in the importance of community and belonging” – the Chancellor delivers his Conference speech
“Our values are rooted in the fundamental belief that individual freedom enables both the greatest achievement and the gentlest kindness.”
The list of main auditorium and fringe events for the four days during which the event will take place.
Today, we present two Secretaries of State, a former Chancellor and a host of other great speakers across six events.
WATCH: Truss, Minette Batters and Henry Dimbleby debate trade deals, farming, the environment, consumers, freedom – and values
The full video of ConHome’s joint event with the National Farmers Union on: setting the standard, exporting our values.
Today on the ConservativeHome online fringe: Truss on trade, Donelan on universities, Zahawi on the digital revolution
All six of our fringe events today will be broadcast open to all on Zoom, as well as on the Party Conference platform.
WATCH: Barclay on airports, Covid-19, the spending round, the EU negotiation – and delivering on the manifesto
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury was interviewed by Charlotte Gill for a ConHome fringe meeting in partnership with Heathrow.
The Foreigin Secretary adds that “the days of being held over a barrel by Brussels … are long gone.”
“This new headquarters will provide the Party with a base at the heart of the blue wall. Because we’re in it for the long haul. “