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Posts Tagged: Speeches
“My first task is to show how great our potential is as a nation, lets banish the pessimists.”
Prisons, inequality, One Nation… the Prime Minister is continuing from where he started in last year’s conference speech.
It’s a story with three acts so far. Will there be a fourth?
It was the stand-out line from George Osborne’s low-key Budget.
Whatever happened to the conviction and consistency of Cameron’s early years as party leader? Nowadays, it’s hard to know what his beliefs really are.
Ed Staite: Reagan’s great speech about D-Day – and why we need an equivalent today that confronts Putin
Wwill someone step forward with courage, and use the D-Day commemorations to reiterate the western call for freedom and democracy?
Next year’s election, he warns, should not be fought on last week’s issues.
The Chancellor insisted that neither Labour nor UKIP can compete with the Tories for sheer reliability.
Read the Chancellor’s speech – with its heavy emphasis on the Conservatives’ referendum pledge – in full.
“There is no reason why Britain shouldn’t aim to have the highest employment of any of the world’s leading economies,” said the Chancellor.
“At its very worst,” warns the Work and Pensions Secretary, “the present system makes criminals out of those trapped in its clutches.”
And – friends – he outlines what that reckoning will look like: a threshold on the market share that any one bank can enjoy.
Besides, does our banking industry really perform badly? Various studies suggest not.
The implication of the Chancellor’s speech today is that, eventually, there will be no place in the EU for the UK or any non-euro member.