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Clegg defends Lib Dem vision

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has defended his leadership of the Liberal Democrats during an interview with ITV News' Tom Bradby at the party conference in Brighton.

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Lord Sugar hits out at Nick Clegg over bus pass remark

The entrepreneur Lord Sugar has hit out at the Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg for suggesting that he should be stripped of his bus pass.

He posted on Twitter:

Mr Clegg had said that, in his view, pensioners should be stripped of universal benefits such as free bus passes and winter fuel payments.

He said: "We are giving free bus passes and TV licences and winter fuel payments to Alan Sugar ... while limiting housing benefit to families on much lower incomes."

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