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Cameron: No more passive tolerance in Britain

The PM has said that he will no longer allow "passive tolerance" in Britain.

He said the issue of segregation needs to be tackled.

There are parts of Britain today where you can get by without ever speaking English or meeting anyone from another culture.

Zoom in and you’ll see some institutions that actually help incubate these divisions.

– David Cameron

He said for too long we've been "so frightened of causing offence that we haven’t looked hard enough at what is going on in our communities".

This is passive tolerance. And I’ll tell you where it leads:

To children, British children, going to Pakistan in the summer holidays, before they’ve even started their GCSEs, and forced to marry a man they’ve never met…children, British children, having their genitals mutilated, not just in a clinic in Lagos but the backstreets in Britain.

This passive tolerance has turned us into a less integrated country; it’s put our children in danger. It is unforgiveable. Let me say it right here: no more passive tolerance in Britain.

– David Cameron

Cameron: I have no romantic attachment to the European Union

David Cameron says getting out of “ever closer union” is a priority for his EU renegotiation.

When we joined the European Union we were told that it was about going into a common market, rather than the goal that some had for “ever closer union”.

Let me put this very clearly: Britain is not interested in “ever closer union” – and I will put that right.

– David Cameron

The PM listed Britain's achievements while being in the EU.

Believe me, I have no romantic attachment to the European Union and its institutions.

– David Cameron


David Cameron jokes about Lord Ashcroft's book

David Cameron made a joke about Lord Ashcrofts book as he referred to his university days playing rugby as a "hooker".

I was a hooker... And that is not a chapter from Lord Ashcroft’s biography.

– David Cameron

Lord Ashcroft's recently published book Call Me Dave has contained many allegations about the Prime Minister.

Cameron lashes out at 'Britain-hating' Corbyn

David Cameron has lashed out at Jeremy Corbyn accusing him of having 'security-threatening, terrorist-sympathising, Britain-hating ideology'.

Thousands of words have been written about the new Labour leader.

But you only really need to know one thing: he thinks the death of Osama bin Laden was a “tragedy”.

– David Cameron

David Cameron also said the government will spend 2% of GDP on defence and will order four new Trident submarines.

Our independent nuclear deterrent is our ultimate insurance policy – this Government will order four new Trident submarines.

– David Cameron

David Cameron makes a point about diversity

David Cameron speaking at the conference

David Cameron has highlighted the diversity in the Conservative Party.

His comments come after Theresa May was criticised for her speech on immigration where she unveiled a reform of the UK's asylum rules.

The Home Secretary said high migration made a "cohesive society" impossible.

The Prime Minister decided to speak about the diversity within their own ranks.

A few months ago, we were discussing childcare.

It was introduced by the Black British son of a single parent, Sam Gyimah.

He was backed up by the daughter of Gujarati immigrants who arrived in our country from East Africa with nothing except the clothes they stood up in, Priti Patel…

…and the first speaker was Sajid Javid, whose father came here from Pakistan to drive the buses.

– David Cameron

Watch live: David Cameron's conference speech

David Cameron is speaking at 11.30am on the final day of the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

The PM will tell Tory activists he wants to transform "generation rent" into "generation buy" by announcing plans for 200,000 new "affordable" homes.


Home Secretary's speech 'utterly incomprehensible'

ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby said he was totally surprised by the tone of Theresa May's speech to the Conservative Party conference on Tuesday.

He said the speech was "utterly incomprehensible" to many people and did not appear to "borne out at all" by the Government's own facts.

Theresa May's immigration claims are put to the test

Home Secretary Theresa May faced an angry backlash following her speech on immigration at the Conservative Party conference on Tuesday.

She was accused of falsely "vilifying" immigrants in a bid to boost her own political career, including by claiming high levels of immigration bring next to no economic benefit.

ITV News Economics Editor Richard Edgar puts some of her claims to the test.

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