DAVID CAMERON and Nick Clegg insisted their coalition will continue, despite the humiliation handed out to Liberal Democrats in the local elections and the referendum on voting reform.
Proposals to change the way MPs are elected were decisively rejected by voters in a referendum across the UK today.
Senior Liberal Democrats were this evening poised to admit defeat in the British referendum on electoral reform as the first results delivered large majorities for the No camp.
SWEEPING reforms to British parliamentary constituencies will be introduced alongside moves to change the voting system, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced yesterday.
Sweeping reforms to parliamentary constituencies in Britain will be introduced alongside moves to change the voting system, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced today.
Gordon Brown today left 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons, where senior Labour lieutenants were locked in negotiations with Liberal Democrats on a possible coalition deal.
David Cameron insisted today that it was “decision time” for the Liberal Democrats as power-sharing talks ran into their fifth day.
Negotiations between the UK political parties over the shape of the next government were reaching a heightened pitch today, with some sources expecting a conclusion before the end of the day.
GORDON Brown last night announced he will resign as Labour leader – but offered to stay on as Prime Minister in a potential power-sharing government with the Liberal Democrats until his party has chosen a successor.
Tory leader David Cameron and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg held face-to-face talks tonight as they continued their attempts to thrash out a power-sharing deal.
Liberal Democrat MPs today endorsed leader Nick Clegg’s decision to enter talks with the Conservatives over possible co-operation in forming a new government.
National politicians rate tackling issues in their own backyard as being more important than developing new laws, it was revealed today.
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