Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has defended his leadership of the Liberal Democrats.
He told Channel 5 News:
" We are in the middle of a very difficult journey.
" I am not going to flinch or bail out, just when that journey becomes particularly difficult."
He also said he was "absolutely determined" to lead the party through the next General Election and beyond.
The actor Steve Coogan discussed the issue of press regulation with the Deputy Prime Minister at the Liberal Democrat conference today.
Town halls are to be given £100 million to spend on new nursery places to ensure poor families can take advantage of free childcare.