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Clegg Throws the People Under the Bus


Michael Collins

“I genuinely believe it is the national interest, in the interest of everybody in Great Britain, first to use this opportunity to usher in a new politics after the discredited politics of the past.” Speaking to rally for proportional representation: Nick Clegg, May 8

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UK Election – Let’s Make a Deal

“With more than 500 general election results in out of 650, the BBC is predicting a hung Parliament with the Tories as the largest party.

“Labour cannot now win a majority, but it is not clear which party will be in a position to form a government. BBC 5/7

And — latest BBC Election story
The vote totals so far:

Conservative: 10.6 mil
Labour: 8.5 mil
Liberal Dem: 6.7 mil
Other: >4.0 mil

Latest: Clegg Meets Cameron on Power Deal
Earlier: Clegg considering Cameron offer * The new deal: Cameron’s offer to Lib Dems – Brown counters with “Full proportional reform” * Cameron’s big offer to Lib Dems – NO election reform * Brown Tempts Clegg with “far reaching” reform * Cameron to try and form government
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