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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)

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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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