Some quick reactions to the first day of the conference.
Rob Webster gave a human, personal and well-judged speech in his first conference as Confed CE, warning that the time has come for burning ambition to replace burning platforms. Praising colleagues' success in the achievements of sustaining care quality over years of flat funding,
Webster called for ambition, determination and realism among the political leaders in the lengthy trundle to the next general election.
This isn't just a crap speech; it's an ex-M&S boss crap speech