February 25, 2014

Will Cameron Dump the Clegg Coalition?

Benedict Brogan, Daily Telegraph

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The Prime Minister is giving consideration to an extraordinary step: a manifesto pledge to rule out a coalition if he finds himself leading the largest party but short of a majority. His supporters say it would help to focus voters’ attention on the choice at hand: Tory or Labour, Prime Minister Cameron or Prime Minister Miliband. “He’s very clear: he doesn’t want another coalition,” a friend says.

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