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Nick Clegg answers ITV West Country viewers

The leader of the liberal democrats, Nick Clegg has told ITV West Country that his party IS playing a key role in the coalition Government.

He was responding to claims from ITV West Country viewers that the party are junior partners to the Conservatives, with little influence.

The comments came in an interview Mr Clegg gave to political correspondent Bob Constantine at the party's annual conference in Glasgow.

Nick Clegg visits Airbus

Nick Clegg will meet staff at the Airbus site in Filton.
Nick Clegg will meet staff at the Airbus site in Filton. Credit: Lefteris Pitarakis/PA Wire

Nick Clegg will visit Bristol today to announce new investment in the aerospace industry.

The Deputy Prime Minister will be given a tour of the Airbus site in Filton and host a discussion with workers from across the aerospace sector.

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