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In his 2012 Tory Party conference speech, David Cameron said: “It’s us, the modern compassionate Conservative party, who are the real champions of fighting poverty in Britain today.” However, looking at child poverty, last December the Child Poverty Action Group warned poor families are facing a “triple whammy” of benefit, support and service cuts. Indeed […]

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In his 2012 Tory Party conference speech, David Cameron said: “Our deficit reduction plan is not an alternative to a growth plan: it’s the very foundation of our growth plan.” However, only yesterday, an IMF report found the coalition’s cuts had hurt growth more than expected.

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In his 2012 Tory Party conference speech, David Cameron said: “I said no – Britain comes first – and I vetoed that EU treaty.” However, this was the veto that never was, the treaty still went ahead; even the Eurosceptic Daily Telegraph said it “may be the most misrepresented event in recent political history”.

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In his 2012 Tory Party conference speech, David Cameron said: “I’ll tell you what is down. Waiting lists – down. Mixed wards – down. The number of managers – down. Bureaucratic targets – down. Hospital infections – down. And what’s up? The number of doctors, the number of dentists, the number of midwives, the number […]

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In his 2012 Tory Party conference speech, David Cameron said: “We made a big decision to protect the NHS from spending cuts.” However, the NHS budget has been cut two years running. Official Treasury figures confirm that since 2009/10 NHS spending has fallen from £105,073 million to £104,333 million in real terms.

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In his 2012 Tory Party conference speech, David Cameron began by saying: “Here was the challenge: To make an insolvent nation solvent again.” However, the definition of insolvency is “the inability of a debtor to pay their debt” – Britain was not insolvent in 2010.

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