There’s no doubting that there was a mood of optimism among Conference delegates and having heard rousing speeches from Cabinet members we were all looking forward to the Prime Minister’s speech.
When the PM took to the stage in Manchester he gave a confident and optimistic speech that exhibited a profound understanding of the present challenges that the country faces. With a confident delivery, he showcased his extensive knowledge on various key issues, laying out a comprehensive roadmap towards progress and development.
As is always the case there had been extensive media speculation and the focus had been on HS2. The good news for my constituents is that £2.5 billion will be redirected to transport infrastructure projects in the North and Midlands and North and North East Lincolnshire will be getting their share.
In addition there will be extra resources for road resurfacing and I have written to the PM making the case for the A180, particularly the concrete surfaces to be a priority.
The new emphasis on a new high standards for both academic and technical education is welcome and especially for areas such as ours.
A lesser reported part of political conferences is the opportunity for MPs to meet with representatives of a wide variety of businesses and voluntary groups. One example being the Sense orgnisation that support those with complex disabilities (as attached). I also visited Diabetes UK, Arthritis UK, Guide Dogs, RNIB the British Heart Foundation and others.
The Prime Minister's ability to effectively communicate complex ideas in a succinct manner not only captivated the audience but also demonstrated his keen awareness of the diverse issues facing the nation today. Overall, his confident and compelling arguments left an indelible mark on the minds of the attendees, solidifying his reputation as a capable leader who can navigate the country through complex issues with confidence and vision.