May makes grab for the centre
Closing speech borrows from ‘Red Ed’ Miliband
THERESA MAY made an audacious grab for the centre ground yesterday, parroting policies previously espoused by Labour’s Ed Miliband.
The Tory PM vowed in her speech at the party’s conference in Birmingham that “a change is going to come” while branding Labour the “new nasty party.”
Ms May strongly hinted that the Tories would take up Labour policies such as ending abuses by the Big Six energy firms, ending tax avoidance and government intervention in the market.
Her speech sounded like huge parts were lifted from a speech by Mr Miliband in 2013... read more
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