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Clegg's permanent coalition call

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has told his party's conference that he believes coalitions should be a permanent feature of British politics. But 67% of voters appear to prefer single-party government, according to the ITV News Index.

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Clegg's most 'personal speech yet'

Nick Clegg's aides claim that this is the Liberal Democrat's leader's most personal speech yet, as he has mentioned his family, children and background.

The Deputy Prime Minister told the party conference that he and his wife, Miriam, teach their children "rights and values".

We teach them – just as my parents taught me – that rights and values should never be taken for granted, and if you believe in them, you should stand up for them.

And that is the United Kingdom that I want my children – all children – to grow up in: a United Kingdom that defends and promotes its values – our liberal values – at home and abroad.

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