The Deputy PM has said the Coalition made an error by failing to spend enough on big infrastructure projects when it first came to office.
Touted as a 'full, frank and unvarnished' assessment of the Coalition's progress, today's mid-term review has been dismissed by Labour.
The Coalition has published a 119-page report showing the progress made on the 399 pledges taken together in 2010. Not an easy read.
The family of a woman who blamed the Government for her death in a suicide note said she was struggling to cope with paying the so-called bedroom tax, the Sunday People has reported.
Stephanie Bottrill's relatives told the paper she was worried about how she would afford the £20 extra a week for the two under-occupied bedrooms in her home - money she owed because of the Government's spare room subsidy policy.
Ms Bottrill, who died on May 4, left a letter to her son Steven, which said: "Don't blame yourself for me ending my life. The only people to blame are the Government," the paper reports.
He told the newspaper: "She was fine before the bedroom tax. It was dreamt up in London, by people in offices and big houses. They have no idea the effect it has on people like my mum."
Solihull Council Labour group leader David Jamieson, who knows the family, told the newspaper: "I'm absolutely appalled this poor lady has taken her own life because she was worried about how she would pay the bedroom tax."
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Ministers have warned David Cameron to resist a "lurch to the right" after the Conservatives finished third behind UKIP in the Eastleigh by-election.
David Cameron is also facing pressure over departmental spending and the welfare bill ahead of this month's Budget.
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has warned that Britain could become a "safe haven" for foreign criminals if it pulls out of the European Arrest Warrant.
The Conservative Home Secretary Theresa May plans to opt out of 133 EU-wide justice and policing measures, including the EAW.
After meeting campaigners, Mr Clegg said:
While some measures of European co-operation on crime are old, out of date or defunct, the police and other law enforcement agencies consistently tell us that other measures are essential for our national security and public safety.
The European Arrest Warrant is one of those key measures...as the police say, without it Britain could become a safe haven for Europe's criminals.
We want to improve the way the arrest warrant works.
But this key crime fighting tool should be reformed, not abandoned.
One of Mr Clegg's aides went further, telling the Financial Times:
It is incredible that people would risk the security and safety of British citizens for some anti-European posturing.
The Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said that his remarks about scrapping the Human Rights Act were not off-message, despite David Cameron saying there would be no "lurch to the right" in the Conservative Party.
Mr Grayling said: "What I've set out in the last few days is the same approach that I set out at the party conference last year.
"The Conservative Party will go in to the next election with a plan to tackle the frustrations on human rights, which are shared by people across our society - not by those on the right but the public as a whole."
His remarks come as cracks over immigration and the Human Rights Act appear to be splitting the party after the poor Eastleigh by-election results, which saw the Conservative fall to third place behind UKIP.
The former Conservative Cabinet minister Ken Clarke has warned David Cameron that any attempt to imitate UKIP will "drive moderate people to stick with the Liberal Democrats", adding: "I can't think of a more certain way to lose the general election than to go for a lurch to the right."
The now Minister Without Portfolio went on to say that talk of the Human Rights Act being scrapped was not something he recognised as government policy, or "any policy likely to be adopted by a Conservative Party that I can recognise."
David Cameron is set to attempt to calm Conservative nerves with a major speech on the economy on Thursday.
Downing Street aides said it will aim to drive home the Prime Minister's message on the need to stick to the course on economic policy.
Ministers have been voicing their opposition to any potential cuts to their departmental spending ahead of the Budget later this month.
The Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable has told ITV News that the Coalition would run more smoothly if the Prime Minister resisted efforts to move the Conservative Party further to the right.
Vince Cable said: "It would certainly help the workings of the coalition if he remained in a moderate, central position."
Nick Clegg's comments that the Coalition had made a mistake by not spending enough on infrastructure came ahead of the latest growth figures, which will be announced today.
He said the figures will reveal what happened in the last three months of 2012 are likely to be "considerably weaker" than over the summer.
If the GDP figures are poor tomorrow morning, Nick Clegg's admission could be deeply unhelpful for ministers trying to defend the Government's record.