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M People ‘Livid’ After Liz Truss Plays Moving On Up at Tory Conference

Liz Truss, UK prime minister, delivers her keynote speech during the Conservative Party’s annual autumn conference.

Liz Truss, UK prime minister, delivers her keynote speech during the Conservative Party’s annual autumn conference.

Photographer: Hollie Adams

M People founder Mike Pickering has said the band are "livid" that their song was used by Prime Minister Liz Truss on stage.

Ms Truss walked on to the stage at the Conservative Party conference to their 1990s hit Moving On Up, which features vocalist Heather Small, ahead of delivering her keynote speech.