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Clegg: Govt split over benefits

The Deputy Prime Minister has used the of removing benefits for better-off OAPs as one of the differences between his party and David Cameron's Conservatives. But Nick Clegg said he will stick to the Coalition Agreement until the 2015 election.

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Labour: Clegg is trying to distance himself from Govt record

Commenting on Nick Clegg’s speech today, Labour's Deputy Leader Harriet Harman said:

Nick Clegg will try every trick in the book to distance himself from the record of his government.But as ever, with the Lib Dems, they say one thing whilst doing another -resulting in a record of economic failure, trebled tuition fees, nurses cut, police axed and millions paying more while millionaires get a tax cut.

Bearing this in mind, what we really should be hearing from Nick Clegg today is a proper apology and a declaration that from now on he will actually stick by the promises he makes.

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