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Nick Clegg accused of hypocrisy after U-turn on bedroom tax

Nick Clegg accused of hypocrisy after U-turn on bedroom tax

Lib Dem leader says party no longer supports policy in its present form in intensification of Tory ‘differentiation strategy’. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 18, 2014 at 09:24

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Lib Dem MP John Leech faces HMRC investigation over unpaid internships

Lib Dem MP John Leech faces HMRC investigation over unpaid internships

MP for Manchester Withington criticised for advertising for ‘interns’ but not offering minimum wage. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 6, 2014 at 11:00

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Lib Dems to demand emergency £2bn bailout for the NHS

Lib Dems to demand emergency £2bn bailout for the NHS

Senior party figures reported to be demanding boost as leading doctor attacks squeeze on funding. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 23, 2014 at 09:05

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Nick Clegg under pressure over failure to deal with Mike Hancock allegations

Nick Clegg under pressure over failure to deal with Mike Hancock allegations

Lib Dem leader calls on Hancock to resign over sexual advances, but questions remain over when Clegg knew about it. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 21, 2014 at 08:24

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Knife crime clampdown wins Commons backing leaving Lib Dems isolated

Knife crime clampdown wins Commons backing leaving Lib Dems isolated

Labour and Conservatives unite to back mandatory jail sentences for anyone caught twice in possession of a knife. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 18, 2014 at 09:14

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Popularity of Miliband and Clegg falls to lowest levels recorded by ICM poll

Popularity of Miliband and Clegg falls to lowest levels recorded by ICM poll

Labour leader’s satisfaction rating slips from -25 to -39 and deputy prime minister’s falls 16 points to -37 from May to June. Read more…

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Half of Labour candidates in marginal seats are Westminster insiders

Half of Labour candidates in marginal seats are Westminster insiders

Research finds Labour and Lib Dem are choosing more candidates from political classes than Conservatives. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 08:34

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Lib Dems pledge to protect education spending ‘from cradle to college’

Lib Dems pledge to protect education spending ‘from cradle to college’

Nick Clegg unveils Lib Dem manifesto pledge to ringfence education budgets for early years and older teenagers. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 17, 2014 at 08:48

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Nick Clegg pledges to rein in free schools after next election

Nick Clegg pledges to rein in free schools after next election

In a departure from coalition policy, the Lib Dems say they will describe a “core curriculum” and ban unqualified teachers. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 13, 2014 at 09:17

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Lib Dems want a new rule to cut debt as Nick Clegg outlines fiscal thinking

Lib Dems want a new rule to cut debt as Nick Clegg outlines fiscal thinking

Nick Clegg distances Lib Dems from Tory approach, pushing for leeway in borrowing for projects that enhance economic growth. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 9, 2014 at 09:06

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