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David Cameron promises to back business and fight poverty

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/09/2009

Philip Webster and Francis Elliott

"David Cameron presented himself as a champion of the poor yesterday as he vowed to fight Britain's social ills more effectively than Labour.

"He brought the Conservative Party conference to its feet with an attack on Labour's big government, which he said had failed the most vulnerable. While maintaining that the Tories were still the party of enterprise he said that it now fell to them to fight for the poorest.

"He offered the vision of a Britain rooted in family and community and urged people to take more responsibility for themselves. He also offered a sober assessment of the economic dangers posed by the massive public debt unless it is paid down swiftly."

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"David Cameron promises to back business and fight poverty", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 19/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/david-cameron-promises-to-back-business-and-fight-poverty