Prime Minister invokes Thatcher and Churchill

The Prime Minister has invoked both Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill so far in his address to the Conservative Spring Conference.

His pledge of £150 million per year in funding for sports in schools is still not worth quite as much as the Labour fund that Education Secretary Michael Gove got rid of.

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Cameron's aspiration nation

David Cameron is trying to reassure Tory activists by promising to foster aspiration. The Prime Minister addressed the party's spring forum after a turbulent fortnight following the disastrous Eastleigh by-election.