How you manage a problem with your set, your podium or your lectern can define you as a speaker. When the Presidential seal slipped during a speech President Obama made light of it. When the United Kingdom’s seal slipped during his speech Prime Minister Cameron simply ignored it. Two speakers and two approaches to solving the same problem.
London speakers are everywhere in Manchester this week. Mayor, Boris Johnson, and the would-be Mayor, Zac Goldsmith, have both spoken at the Tory Conference in Manchester.
Energy Minister Ed Davey’s speech at the Energy UK conference in London was expected to turn up the heat on the big six domestic energy companies in the UK.
A political speech by Paolo Berlusconi, the brother of former prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, has kicked up a racist storm. In his speech at the end of a small political launch party he used a racist reference to refer to the new AC Milan club £19 million signing, Mario Balotelli.
This ebullient Ed Miliband stewardship speech at the Co-Op bank Headquarters in London saw the leader of the opposition set out his ideas on stewardship banking for this important UK industry.