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Clegg urges voters to give Lib Dems another chance

Nick Clegg has urged voters to give the Liberal Democrats another chance, after admitting his party have been tainted by government.

At the Liberal Democrat conference, the Deputy Prime Minister acknowledged that he was "no longer the "untainted... fresh-faced outsider", vowing to learn from the "mistake" of his infamous U-turn on university tuition fees.

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Alexander: Tories taking credit for recovery 'p***** me off'

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander claims that the Conservatives are responsible for the UK's economic recovery "p***** me off".

Danny Alexander said he was annoyed over the Tories' economic claims. Credit: Tim Goode/EMPICS Entertainment

He told the Sun on Sunday (£), "It isn’t the bloody Conservatives. It’s the Coalition and we as Liberal Democrats have done as much as the Tories have. It really p***es me off when I look at what we’ve done."

In his speech to the Liberal Democrat party conference later today, Alexander is expected to say, "The Tories like to try to claim the credit for lots of our achievements, including the economic recovery. We have to set the record straight ... We wrote the recovery plan."

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