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Jeremy Browne said the success of UKIP illustrated the public’s disillusionment with the style of British politics. “I happen to think that it isn’t people, on the whole, protesting about deficit reduction and about how we try and get ou... Continue to article
A curious missive has been issued by the Lib Dems to their supporters which portrays the party’s top MPs as a boy band. No doubt aware that popular 90s popsters Five are in the middle of a nostalgia tour of the UK, the party's youth wing Li...
Jeremy Browne said the Government was tackling anti-social behaviour by addressing the "causes", rather than "just slapping an ASBO" on people. "The problem we have with the ASBO is two things. One is that more than half the people... Continue to article
The Government’s policy on alcohol misuse is in “chaos”, Yvette Cooper has claimed, as ministers admitted they are yet to make a decision on minimum pricing. Reports this week claimed the Home Office was set to drop plans for a... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: International development questions (topicals at 11.53am) 12.00 noon: Prime minister’s questions Ten minute rule motion: Bishops (Consecration of Women) Bill (Diana Johnson, Lab, Kingston upon Hull North) ... Continue to article
The Conservatives will be “in meltdown” if they finish third behind UKIP in the Eastleigh by-election, Labour’s Shadow Leader of the House has said. Speaking after polls closed in Eastleigh, Angela Eagle downplayed the importance of the ... Continue to article
Jeremy Browne insisted he had no idea of allegations against Lord Rennard before they became public last week. "I haven’t found myself in the position before of feeling personally under pressure because I don’t spend enough time gossipin... Continue to article
Jeremy Browne said he had no idea of allegations against former Lib Dem chief executive Lord Rennard. !I was surprised, it was, people always say ‘oh these rumours are going round’, they weren’t rumours that I’d ever heard and of course ... Continue to article
Nick Clegg is reported to be frustrated by Liberal Democrat ministers' comments about their Tory colleagues. Aides to the Deputy Prime Minister have said he is concerned that the integrity of the Coalition could be threatened by disunity. It comes as Foreign Office minister Jeremy Browne became the latest Liberal Democrat minister to be caught out by the Daily Telegraph. Mr Browne was recorded saying the Tories' instincts on immigration were "uncharitable" and also described his Coalition partners' European allies as "an embarassment".
Nick Clegg admitted the Liberal Democrats had a "disappointing night" after the party failed to capitalise in their boost in popularity following the television debates. Chris Huhne and Jeremy Browne held onto their seats but Lembit Opik and Evan Harris lost theirs. The party failed to win four top target seats: City of Durham, Oxford East, Newbury and Guildford.
Foreign office minister Jeremy Browne is the latest Liberal Democrat minister to be caught out by the Daily Telegraph. Mr Browne was recorded saying the Tories' instincts on immigration were "uncharitable" and also described his coalition partners' European allies as "an embarassment". Meanwhile Mr Browne's colleague Sarah Teather came out of the paper's investigation unharmed, after her private comments were found to be in keeping with her public statements.
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