MP rebuts Nick Clegg claim that Labour is 'hypocritical'

Chris Leslie MP has rebutted Nick Clegg's allegation that some Labour politicians were "dishonest" and "hypocritical" in voting for a real terms reduction to the EU budget in parliament yesterday.

He said the Labour party "stood up for the taxpayer" and that David Cameron must secure the reduction.


Clegg fury over EU defeat vote

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has warned Tory rebels who combined with Labour to inflict a damaging defeat on the coalition that they have "absolutely no hope" of achieving their goal of forcing the European Union (EU) to cut spending.