The three party conferences of 2011 are over, and even political anoraks are relieved. It is a poor commentary on all Britain’s professional politicians that the most memorable speaker from all three parties was a 16-year-old schoolboy.
None of the party leaders distinguished themselves in their conference speeches – although there were instructive features in all three.
Nick Clegg’s speech was the most focused. Read my analysis of the all three party leaders’ speeches to their parties.