Nick Clegg fuels speculation of coalition with Labour

Nick Clegg has fuelled speculation that he is positioning for coalition with Labour next year by saying he believes Ed Miliband's party has "changed".

Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg. Credit: Olivia Harris/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Deputy Prime Minister also criticised the Tories for lurching to the right, accusing his current partners in government of becoming "much more ideological" since 2010.

The comments, in a BBC Radio 4 documentary, follow an apparent thaw in relations with shadow chancellor Ed Balls.

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Nick Clegg fuels speculation of coalition with Labour

Nick Clegg has fuelled speculation that he is positioning for coalition with Labour next year by saying he believes Ed Miliband's party has "changed".