‘We Can Be The Greatest Nation On Earth’: Leadsom Sets Out Vision For Britain

As Conservative Members of Parliament vote to select the two candidates that will be put to members for leadership of the party, the country’s grassroots favourite Andrea Leadsom has spoken in Millbank, laying out her vision for the next four years of government. Starting by offering prayers and thoughts for the families of those who died on this day during the Islamist 7/7 London terror attacks in 2005, the self-professed Thatcherite Mrs. Leadsom stuck to her already established optimistic style, talking up Britain’s prospects for the future, and the nation’s “precious” democracy. Explaining why she felt she would be the right leader for the country now, Mrs. Leadsom said: “I’m an optimist. I truly believe we can be the greatest nation on earth. “As we show the UK is once again open to the world and united in our new destiny, so we will expand our horizons. Prosperity should be our goal, not austerity. I want to spread prosperity to every corner of our country, I want to help create more jobs.” Emphasising her optimism for Britain’s future, she said: “I want to lead a nation where anyone who aims high can achieve their dreams. My first task is to show how great our potential