Conservative Party conference: Leaders' speeches past

Conservative Party conference: Leaders' speeches past
 

As Theresa May gives her first speech to party conference as leader, what did her predecessors say and how were they received?
Ted Heath - 1965 In 1965 Ted Heath made two speeches and stayed at the conference throughout, which represented a break with tradition. Before then, the leader descended on the conference at the end to deliver their oration. He said in his memoirs he "wanted to show that members of the shadow cabinet and I were interested in all the views expressed on different resolutions at the conferences".
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5 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 40
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