Tories 'cannot be trusted'

Nick Clegg will accuse his Tory coalition partners of being unable to stand up for Scottish interests in a conference speech today.

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Clegg to undermine May's plans on Human Rights court

In a conference today, Nick Clegg is expected to undermine Home Secretary Theresa May's suggestion that Britain could pull out of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Having Liberal Democrats in power is "important" for Scotland Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

"She wants this option to remain on the table: no chance," he will say.

"As I said last weekend, it won't be on the Cabinet table as long as I'm sitting round it.

"That's why having Liberal Democrats in government, anchoring it in the centre ground and delivering for Scotland, is so important."

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