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5 October 2016

The NS Podcast #177: Tory Special

The New Statesman podcast.

By New Statesman

Stephen joins fresh from Birmingham to discuss the highs and lows of Tory conference – from Theresa May’s speech to Andrea Leadsom’s comments on naan-bread. Find out why May’s promises don’t work for Helen and whether Stephen thinks the message will cut through.

You also ask us: where are the weaknesses in Theresa May’s vision? What will she have most trouble getting past her MPs? And how likely is an early election?

(Helen Lewis, Stephen Bush)


May’s Speech (00.08):

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  • Now read about Jeremy Corbyn’s furious response to May’s speech.
  • Find out why George Eaton thinks May’s plans should terrify Labour.
  • Check out Helen’s wider thoughts on the rise of an English political identity.
  • And Stephen’s views on Amber Rudd’s immigration policy.

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