The Deputy Prime Minister was blasted by a former Liberal Democrat councillor this morning when he said he was ashamed of what the coalition Government was doing.
The clash came as the Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg held the first 'Call Clegg' live phone-in on London's LBC radio.
ITV News Political Correspondent Romilly Weeks reports:
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