Cameron: Tory party 'does not do pacts and deals'

The Prime Minister was forced to point out that the "Conservative party does not do pacts and deals" in response to Nadine Dorries MP's suggestion that she may run on a joint Tory-UKIP ticket in the next election.

He said that his party intended to win the election "outright".

Read: Dorries considering running on joint Tory-UKIP ticket

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Cable: EU vote bill 'damaging'

The Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable has criticised Tory backbenchers' moves for an EU referendum Bill, as "just reopening a Pandora's box which potentially is not only damaging to them as a party, but it is damaging to the country."