In his party conference speech, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt painted a rosy picture of our future leadership in technology sectors. His words didn’t match the scale of the economic challenge. In the Labour conference, Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves avoided the trap of major economic policy commitments, and her vision may be too pedestrian. Rod Dowler writes in the LSE Business Review, that post Brexit, COVID, Partygate and Trussonomics, comparing party conference speeches is more interesting than usual. October 16th, 2023.
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