Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Listen: Tory MP Heidi Allen’s devastating attack on tax credit cuts

‘I’ve been trying flipping hard to avoid doing it,’ said Heidi Allen today as she started her maiden speech. She hadn’t seen the point of speeches in the Chamber, she explained, because most people in the Commons were already wedded to their side, and there wasn’t much point in her adding to those speeches as they changed no minds.

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