Laura Kuenssberg on PM's speech
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'Nothing quite like it' - Laura Kuenssberg on PM's speech

Theresa May had to battle losing her voice and being interrupted on stage by a comedian as she sought to reassert her Conservative leadership.

The prime minister, who at one point was handed a throat sweet by the chancellor, did make it to the end of a speech in which she vowed to "renew the British dream".

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said the annual conference "was meant to be about restoring Mrs May's authority - it may prove instead to have been further undermined".

  • 04 Oct 2017
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