Saturday, 20 November 2010

LibDem Quits: "6 Months of Clegg U-turns"

Nick Clegg has been dealt a blow by a Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate's decision to defect to Labour in protest at his leader's acceptance of Conservative policies and abandonment of key elements of his party's programme.

Andrew Lewin, at 23 the youngest Lib Dem candidate in England at the general election last May, quit saying the party was being forced to swallow "a virtually unreformed Conservative agenda".

Full story here.

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