Clegg: 'A great pity' Oakeshott commissioned poll

Nick Clegg has said It is a "great pity" that Lord Oakeshott commissioned the "partial poll" that suggested the Deputy Prime Minister could lose his Sheffield seat in the 2015 General Election.

ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship is attending Clegg's International Development speech in Hoxton, east London and reports:


It's a "great great pity" that Lord Oakeshott commission this poll says Nick Clegg


Clegg: "odd that any fellow Lib Dem" should spend time and good money surreptitiously to come up with claims on basis of a "partial poll"


Clegg insists Cable 'was not aware' of Oakeshott poll

Nick Clegg has insisted Vince Cable was not involved in a failed attempt to oust him as Liberal Democrat leader. During his regular Call Clegg show on LBC he said: "He was absolutely not aware of polls elsewhere."