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The Tories ‘must deliver’ for people – May

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Theresa May will close the Conservative conference by declaring Britain's post-Brexit future is "full of promise" and insisting her party remains "on the side" of hard-pressed families. The PM will tell the Tory faithful the country's "best days lie ahead of us".She will also announce that fuel duty will be frozen for the ninth year in a row in the Budget later this month.Her speech comes
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Conservative conference: Matt Hancock on funding health services

[ad_1] Matt Hancock announced £240m for social care in England to help people get home so the NHS can better cope with winter pressures. He said the money would help more people "who don't need to be in hospital, but do need care". The health secretary, speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, added that he was writing a long-term plan for the NHS to "guarantee its future". [ad_2]
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May: “Free movement will end”

[ad_1] Low-skilled migration will fall when the UK ends EU free movement access after Brexit, Theresa May has promised.The prime minister told Today high-skilled workers would be prioritised with no preferential treatment for people from the EU compared with those from the rest of the world. [ad_2] Source link
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Conservative conference: Boris Johnson on Brexit and leadership

[ad_1] Boris Johnson said he wants to "put some lead into the collective pencil" as he talks about his party's self-belief.Addressing a ConHome fringe event, he joked that Philip Hammond's prediction about a Boris Johnson premiership was the "first Treasury forecast in a long to have a distinct ring of truth".He went on to tell delegates to take on the Tony Benn-tribute act of today's Labour party and "wallop it
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My party doesn’t care enough and I want to change that – Tory MP

[ad_1] The Conservative Party has stopped caring about serious policies and is only interested in chasing "easy votes", a former minister has said.Phillip Lee, who quit the government to campaign for another EU referendum, said the party was "distracted" by Brexit - a "single issue".And it was time to reclaim the "centre ground" and reconnect with voters.Launching a post-Brexit manifesto to heal a "divided" nation, he called for sweeping reform