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Clegg: 'Coalition contract broken'

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today accused the Tories of breaking the coalition agreement by not proceeding with House of Lords reform and said his party would be withdrawing support for constituency boundary changes in return.

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Nick Clegg: 'We will not proceed with Lords reform'

Nick Clegg said in a press conference today: "I can confirm today that we do not intend to proceed with the Bill in this Parliament.

Nick Clegg

"To modernisers and campaigners let me say this, I am disappointed as you that we have delivered an elected lords this time round. But Lords reform has always been a case of two steps forward and one step back."

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