The Conservative Party in Blackpool: Quotes of the day
Wednesday 06 October 1993
'Many of us feel that the one-line sycophantic motions that appear in the agenda are not representative of the (1,200) motions in the party handbook.' Richard Stewart, Truro & St Austell CA.
'Eventually a diet of fudge turns the stomach.' Lord Tebbit.
'Why is it that these nice Liberals always end up wanting to bomb people. Bomber Thorpe in the 1960s; Bomber Ashdown today.' Malcolm Rifkind, Secretary of State for Defence.
'What a load of rubbish.' Unnamed representative on Sir Norman Fowler's speech.
'All that the Liberals know - or think they know - about the country is that you wear sandals in it.' Gillian Shephard, Minister of Agriculture.
'We can't have a prime minister with Heathite internationalist tendencies.' Richard Shepherd, MP for Aldridge-Brownhills.
TODAY'S AGENDA: Debates on education, home affairs, local government, social security, Citizen's Charter.
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Paris attacks: Do not call Charlie Hebdo killers 'terrorists', BBC says
UK weather: Snow to fall in the coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
Asteroid narrowly scrapes past Earth: how to watch the closest space rock for decades as it flies by
Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
Prince Philip set to be knighted by Australia: Celebrate by reading his greatest gaffes
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
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