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Party leaders in last-ditch bid for West Country votes

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg started a country tour at Land's End today. Credit: PA Wire

With just two more days of campaigning to go, David Cameron and Nick Clegg are back in the West Country again.

Both are in Cornwall today, which is regarded as a key Lib Dem and Tory battleground. Both parties currently have three seats each in the county.

Nick Clegg has been in Penzance this morning, as part of a Land's End to John O' Groats trek across the country, arguing that his party is the only way to avoid left and right-wing extremes. We asked him for his message to West Country voters.

Cameron in Cornwall to unveil 'Plan for Working People'

The Conservatives say they want to create 15,000 more jobs in the region Credit: PA: Toby Melville

David Cameron is in Cornwall again today, setting out his 'Plan for Working People'.

The Conservatives say they want to create 15,000 more jobs in the county.

The Prime Minister is also expected to announce the party's support for a new stadium in Cornwall, more enterprise zones and improvements to local roads, and invest £7.2 billion in the region's transport systems.

Tune in at 6pm tonight to see Ian Axton's interview with the Conservative leader.

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Cameron and the West Country issue - jam or cream first?

The Prime Minister had a straight choice this morning on one of the region's biggest issues - and got it wrong.

When trying to recall whether, in Devon, cream goes on the scone before or after the jam David Cameron guessed jam first and was quickly put right!

David Cameron was quickly put right on how to have a Devonshire cream tea Credit: ITV News

Mr Cameron did get it right though when eating his early morning cream tea just an hour later in Barnstaple after a meeting with party activists.

The Prime Minister even paid the bill!

David Cameron makes first visit to Devon since the start of the election campaign

The south west is a key battleground in the General Election Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA

The Prime Minister is due to make his first visit to Devon since the start of the election campaign.

David Cameron was in Cornwall earlier this week when he attended a rally in Wadebridge. He's expected to talk about the Conservative's plans to encourage volunteering.

The South West is a key battleground in the General Election which is less than a month away.

Osborne claims to have fixed the economy - but can he fix a car?

Chancellor George Osborne met apprentices during a trip to a mechanic's shop in St Austell this morning.

He's claimed to have fixed the economy, but can he fix a car?

The Chancellor visited a mechanic's shop in St Austell this morning
The Chancellor visited a mechanic's shop in St Austell this morning
The Chancellor visited a mechanic's shop in St Austell this morning
The Chancellor visited a mechanic's shop in St Austell this morning
The Chancellor visited a mechanic's shop in St Austell this morning

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