Nick Clegg has described the Lib Dem manifesto as "a blueprint for a stronger economy and a fairer society".
Unveiling his party's manifesto, Clegg said: "This manifesto is a plan to finish the job of balancing the books and to do so fairly, by protecting our schools, hospitals and public services.
"This manifesto is an insurance policy against a government lurching off to the extremes."
The Liberal Democrats have launched their election manifesto this morning with Nick Clegg promising to increase funding for education from "cradle to college".
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Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has told LBC 97.3 the Lord Rennard allegations were "in the background" when he left the post of party chief executive. He added the immediate reason was his poor health:
The Sun is reporting that a YouGov poll has found only 11 percent of voters think Nick Clegg has been "open and honest" over the Lord Rennard allegations.
BREAKING: @sun_politics YouGov poll: only 11% of voters think Clegg "open and honest" over Lord Rennard scandal, 52% say not open and honest
@sun_politics YouGov poll: just 2% of voters say they view Lib Dems "more positively" after Lord Rennard row - 28% say more negative
Yesterday Liberal Democrat officials met with police to "ascertain if any criminal activity has taken place". Lord Rennard refutes the allegations of impropriety.