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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.

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Prime Minister: We are building an aspiration nation

David Cameron has come to the central theme of his speech - that of building an "aspiration nation".

Spelling out the difference between the Conservatives and Labour, he said they "want the little people to stay little".

He also invoked Winston Churchill: "We are for the ladder, let all try their best to climb".

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