May 30, 2014

The Party's Over for Nick Clegg's Lib Dems

John McTernan, The Scotsman

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Nick Clegg will indeed survive this crisis. But what price his survival – if only to next May – when he is risking the very existence of his own party. One of the many revelations contained within In It Together, Matthew D’Ancona’s excellent book on the coalition, is that Clegg has vowed not to be the last leader of the Liberal Democrats. If he succeeds in this aim it will be in spite of his actions, not because of them.

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