The website quotes a Lib Dem source as saying: “This may be the speech that John Hayes and the Tory Tea Party wanted but it wasn't even delivered because he was told not to.”
Mr Davey allegedly vetoed key lines from Mr Hayes’ speech after seeing its first draft.
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