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".


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.