Cameron attacks 'Britain-hating' Corbyn in conference speech

David Cameron accused Jeremy Corbyn of having a "security-threatening, terrorist-sympathising, Britain-hating ideology" as he addressed the Conservative party conference for the first time since the party's General Election victory.

The Prime Minister also discussed segregation in Britain, the conflict in Syria and a vision for his legacy as leader, as well as outlining plans for 200,000 affordable new homes.

Mr Cameron's speech closes the four-day conference in Manchester, which has been dominated by speculation over his successor as leader.

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Corbyn says Cameron is 'rattled' to make 'personal attacks'

Jeremy Corbyn has hit back after David Cameron attacked the Labour leader during his speech.

Mr Corbyn said Mr Cameron is clearly "rattled" to make the "personal attacks".

The fact that David Cameron used his speech to make personal attacks on Jeremy Corbyn are a sure sign that he is rattled by the re-energisation of the Labour Party.

With cuts to tax credits and a continued failure on housing, his claim that the Conservatives are the party of working people is being exposed.

– A spokesman for Jeremy Corbyn


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
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