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Say One thing do another Labservatives (Leaders Debate)

What Nick Clegg managed to highlight in the leader's debate is that both Labour and Conservative are promising to do things that they either opposed or did not support in the last parliament.

He highlighted the recall of MPs - where Labour opposed recall and the tories abstained. However, there are others.

The Digital Economy Bill was supported by Labour and Conservatives. The contentious clauses could have been dropped, but weren't.

The reform of parliament which is more important than is recognised was blocked by the Labour whips, but the Conservatives failed to back us in opposing the programme motion on this issue on the last Wednesday of parliament.

Labour and Conservatives are saying "back us to support things we have opposed".

Liberal Democrats are saying "back us to support things we have supported".

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Jerry said…
New Comres poll shows a 14 point purge for the Lib Dems. Now on 35% percent! Just one point behind the Tories and well ahead of Labour!

not bad going in 24 hours

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