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PM hails 'extraordinary coalition' with Sadiq Khan

Prime Minister David Cameron and newly elected Labour mayor of London Sadiq Khan have said they will work together to ensure the UK votes to remain in the European Union.

Speaking at the launch of the Vote Remain battle bus at Roehampton University in London, Cameron hit back at the Leave campaign by saying it would be "some conspiracy" for the Tory son of stockbroker and the Labour son of a bus driver to join forces over the EU.

He said: "We say [vote remain], not because it's part of some massive establishment conspiracy... because we say this matters so much for this country".

"We love our country. We want our country to be the best it possibly can", he added.

Sadiq Khan echoed Mr Cameron's statements and dismissed criticism of their surprising partnership by stating he would work closely with the Tory government "where it is in Londoners' interests".

"There are many things upon which the Prime Minister and I will disagree, but what's really important... is the Mayor of London and the Government to work closely together", he said.

"We are both on the side of London, we are both on the side of the United Kingdom. I want that spirit of unity of purpose to be with us today."

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