Prime Minister can't 'wave a magic wand' on EU budget

The Prime Minister Nick Clegg denied he was out of step with the public mood in supporting a freeze to the EU budget rather than a cut. He said the Prime Minister can't "wave a magic wand" to get the other EU states to agree with him.


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.