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The words of David Cameron

BBC analysis has revealed the words used most often in David Cameron's publicly-available speeches since he became leader of the Conservative Party on 6 December 2005.

Here are the most frequent ones.

CAMERON'S MOST COMMON WORDS

Words used more than 100 times by David Cameron in speeches

Word Frequency Word Frequency
people 1,933 trust 170
government 1,456 agenda 168
social 964 benefits 168
just 856 green 168
new 847 quality 168
change 766 law 167
society 752 problem 165
work 746 voluntary 159
country 743 environment 158
local 711 chancellor 157
britain 696 justice 157
conservative 673 progress 157
responsibility 658 behaviour 155
world 646 changes 155
public 632 democracy 155
party 589 breakdown 154
state 512 hope 154
tax 497 past 154
children 492 europe 153
help 472 carbon 151
life 467 create 150
economic 453 lead 148
policy 445 fight 147
family 444 taxes 147
labour 414 build 146
system 411 play 145
power 409 cost 144
nhs 395 council 143
crime 394 spending 143
economy 394 old 142
british 392 child 141
families 391 councils 139
police 383 eu 139
poverty 377 market 137
community 375 choice 135
money 371 ensure 134
security 348 generation 133
business 346 improve 132
services 342 innovation 132
working 329 talk 132
care 325 pay 131
support 322 conservatives 130
national 318 responsible 130
schools 295 targets 130
approach 292 history 128
home 289 commitment 127
control 288 forward 127
future 278 organisations 127
political 277 welfare 127
parents 274 deliver 124
young 267 leadership 124
politics 265 vision 123
energy 261 bureaucratic 122
sector 251 terrorism 122
health 250 individual 121
education 249 women 120
communities 233 relationship 119
climate 228 issue 118
gordon 224 information 117
reform 223 force 116
school 223 difference 115
modern 220 enterprise 115
opportunity 212 trade 114
lives 209 uk 114
values 209 failure 113
growth 208 personal 112
wrong 208 kids 111
action 204 regulation 111
countries 201 wealth 111
everyone 199 costs 108
role 193 international 108
service 193 private 108
job 192 value 108
freedom 191 budget 107
challenge 190 forces 107
sense 190 scotland 107
end 187 emissions 105
minister 186 focus 105
politicians 184 ideas 105
fact 183 common 103
problems 181 election 103
brown 179 individuals 103
food 179 policies 103
free 179 tackle 103
rights 178 liberal 102
culture 177 threat 102
challenges 175 nato 101
human 175 union 101
global 172 decisions 100
businesses 171 parliament 100
standards 100




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