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.

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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.