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VIDEO: The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been in Oxford today - visiting a primary school and taking questions at a public meeting.
The Deputy Prime minister Nick Clegg has spent the morning telling stories to schoolchildren.
He read to pupils at Cutteslowe Primary School as part of his visit to Oxfordshire.
The leader of the liberal democrats is now on his way to a public meeting in Abingdon.
The Deputy Prime minister Nick Clegg is visiting Oxfordshire later. The leader of the liberal democrats will meet primary school children in Cutteslowe. He'll then go on to a public meeting in Oxford.