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Between The Lines - 2015-05-14

May 14th, 2015

Episode 538 of 1761 episodes

British prime minister David Cameron has promised to lead a government for "one nation" after an election result that took everyone by surprise. Not only did his conservative party win a second term, it now holds an outright majority. Mr Cameron says his decisive victory has given him a mandate for "tough" renegotiations over Britain's relationship with the European Union. Also in this edition of Between the Lines, is political speechmaking a dying art? And what does one of Australia’s greatest speechwriters think about the impact of social media on our political discourse?