Letting the poppies bloom

By Heather Jameson | 13 October 2021

There has been no shortage of coverage of ‘top takeaways’ from Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party Conference speech – despite the absence of any actual substance to take away.

It was an upbeat speech, packed full of comedy lines which went down a storm with the party faithful, some of whom had queued for hours to hear it. If you ever wondered how the Prime Minister wins elections, this was the speech that showcased his celebrity appeal.

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