There was much to commend Blair's speech to our membership: a commitment to sign the Social Chapter, to establish a minimum wage, to re-nationalise the NHS, to release capital receipts for council house building, and to restore trade union rights at GCHQ. While we might have wished for more, many would have settled for less.
Not all delegates chose to stand, after all this is not a Tory party conference, with the leader addressing the faithful. I am sure that your reporter could not have failed to notice the reactions of delegates who cheered every mention of kicking the Tories out.
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