Speeches

Prime Minister: Renewing the British dream

(This is the text of Theresa May's speech to the Conservative Party Conference today)

A LITTLE over 40 years ago in a small village in Oxfordshire, I signed up to be a member of the Conservative Party.

Migration and EU reform: PM's statement in Lisbon

"We will continue with our approach of taking them from the refugee camps. This provides them with a more direct and safe route to the UK, rather than risking the hazardous journey which has tragically cost so many lives:" David Cameron.

David Cameron: We will cut income tax for 30 million hardworking taxpayers

TODAY I set out how we can secure a better future – and build a Britain that everyone is proud to call home. A Britain where hard work is rewarded. Not a free-for-all, but a chance for all: the chance of a job, a home, a good start in life, whoever you are, wherever you are from.

George Osborne: we will finish the job we have started.

TODAY I delivered my speech to the Conservative Party Conference – and I asked Britain to choose the future, not the past. Four years ago, our economy and our country were on the floor. But we picked ourselves up, sorted ourselves out and got back in the fight. In Government, we set out our long-term economic plan and worked through it.

Grant Shapps: Reckless has betrayed the Conservative Party

CONFERENCE as you know on Thursday the Prime Minister called an emergency Cabinet Meeting in Downing Street… We approved action, in response to an urgent request from the Iraqi Government… On Friday, Parliament was recalled to sanction that military force… 

David Cameron’s response to 'No' vote

THE people of Scotland have spoken. It is a clear result. They have kept our country of four nations together. Like millions of other people, I’m delighted. As I said during the campaign, it would have broken my heart to see our United Kingdom come to an end.