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.

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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.