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What have the Conservatives done for us?

1 October 2023

5:00 PM

1 October 2023

5:00 PM

Assuming this is the Conservative party’s last conference in power, I decided to investigate what kind of country they leave behind. Thirteen years on, are we richer, poor, happier or sadder?

I started by asking MPs to name their biggest achievement. No one said ‘the economy’; Ukraine and Brexit were popular.

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