6 Speeches The Conservatives Don't Want You To See
The Tories have attempted to wipe all of their pre-2010 speeches off the internet. So we've dug them out.
Deleting the speeches from the internet makes it much harder to find out what David Cameron and other Conservatives pledged to do before coming to power.
So we collected a few of the speeches and press releases that are now substantially harder to find.
Just to help you remember.
1. November 2009: Cameron pledges there will be no major changes to the structure of the NHS.
With the Conservatives there will be no more of the tiresome, meddlesome, top-down re-structures that have dominated the last decade of the NHS…So yes, I'm proud to say the Conservatives will stop these pointless, retrogressive re-organisations and closures."
2. May 2006: Cameron tells an audience at Google that the search engine is giving people power.
What Google has achieved is truly amazing.... You've begun the process of democratising the world's information. Democratising is the right word to use because by making more information available to more people, you're giving them more power.
3. October 2007: George Osborne commits to increasing state spending.
I have committed us to two per cent a year spending rises for the next three years. This will mean real increases for our public services.
4. February 2010: Cameron pledges to let the public kick out MPs halfway through a parliament.
When it comes to the firing, we've said we'll introduce a power of recall to allow voters to kick out MPs mid-parliament if they have been proven guilty of serious wrongdoing.
5. November 2009: David Cameron's sets out his Big Society vision.
The first step is to redistribute power and control from the central state and its agencies to individuals and local communities. Where it doesn't make sense to give power directly to individuals, for example where there is a function that is collective in nature, then we will transfer power to neighbourhoods.
6. March 2007: George Osborne praising the internet's ability to make politics more accountable.
We need to harness the internet to help us become more accountable, more transparent and more accessible - and so bridge the growing gap between government and governed
But worst of all they've deleted the records of David Cameron's April 2006 trip to the Arctic to raise awareness of climate change.
Won't someone PLEASE think of the huskies?
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