Conservative conference

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Boris Johnson was hailed as the ‘delivery man’ but are the wheels coming off?
Analysis: anger over rail and social care plays into narrative of a PM overpromising and underdelivering

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Dear Nadhim Zahawi, the Tories vowed to ‘eradicate illiteracy’ years ago. What went wrong? | Michael Rosen
The education secretary should know the phonics system has been around since 2011 and is ‘proven to work’

Michael Rosen

09, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Shorts that are anything but short-lived | Brief letters
Brief letters: Clothing | High wages | Tory party conference | Cinema’s greatest duels | Newcastle United

08, Oct, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Boris Johnson laughs off the Pandora papers as the super-rich’s cash rolls in
Western politicians seem complacent about or complicit in the iniquity of hidden wealth

Luke Harding

08, Oct, 2021 @12:32 PM

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Affluent Stoke Poges welcomes plan to ‘take pressure off’ by levelling up
Buckinghamshire village, where homes can sell for £1m, was name-checked in Boris Johnson’s speech

Patrick Butler and Rachel Hall

06, Oct, 2021 @6:50 PM

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‘Economically illiterate’: PM’s Tory conference speech gets frosty reception
Next boss, thinktanks and unions criticise Boris Johnson, saying ‘shortages cannot be blustered away’

Heather Stewart and Julia Kollewe

06, Oct, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Boris Johnson’s economic policies could stoke inflation, business leaders warn – as it happened
Latest updates and reaction to PM’s policy-lite Tory conference speech

Andrew Sparrow

06, Oct, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Sole ‘new’ policy in Boris Johnson’s speech is recycled from 2019
Labour says levelling-up premium for teachers is less generous version of old policy scrapped last year

Peter Walker Political correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Boris Johnson’s conference speech: what he said and what he meant
The PM aimed to buoy Tory activists despite concerns over inflation and national insurance

Aubrey Allegretti

06, Oct, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Boris Johnson’s Tory party conference speech – the panel verdict | Justine Greening and others
How was the prime minister’s keynote address received? Our experts give their view

Justine Greening, Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Simon Jenkins, James Johnson and Nesrine Malik

06, Oct, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Boris Johnson vows to unleash UK’s spirit in upbeat conference speech
PM makes only cursory mention of cost of living or supply chain issues in keynote address light on policy

Peter Walker Political correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Boris Johnson devotees queue for hours for leader’s conference speech
The PM is afforded his own arena for a speech that has his followers brimming over with expectation

Peter Walker Political correspondent

06, Oct, 2021 @10:27 AM

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