Saturday, 20 November 2010

LibDems: Trouble Up North

LibDems across the country are starting to have second thoughts about the coalition government.

Having lost overall control of the council in Cyril Smith's former strong-hold of Rochdale and settled for coalition control, six LibDem councillors have now resigned. Other LibDem councillors are thought to be close to resigning.

One ex-LibDem councillor said “We don’t feel this is the party we were elected to – that is the bottom line. We didn’t like the direction the leadership were taking us. There has been a lot of dissatisfaction for many months."

Others are said to be equally dissatisfied with the local and national leadership saying "They are doing too many U-turns nationally."

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