As it happened: Wednesday at conference

Key points

  • The final day of the Conservative Party conference in Manchester
  • David Cameron redrafts part of his big speech to clarify a remark which appeared to call on households to pay off their credit card bills
  • The prime minister tells activists his deficit reduction plan will turn the UK's fortunes around, "but only if we stick to it"
  • Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government's approach to the EU is "in tune with the instincts of the British people"
  • Defence Secretary Liam Fox says Nato must remain the main defender of European countries in his speech

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