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Lib Dems squeezed at PMQs

Michael Crick | 14:58 UK time, Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Prime Ministers' Questions today again illustrated the problem of the Liberal Democrats being squeezed by the new coalition arrangements.

Today there was just one question from a Lib Dem MP, on hill-farmers from Sir Alan Beith.

In the past the big set-piece political event of the week would see three to four Liberal Democrat questions - two automatically for the party leader, and usually one or two others for other Lib Dems.

And again David Cameron faced significant fire from the Right - on prisons from Philip Davies, and on Europe from Douglas Carswell.


  • Comment number 1.


    Poor Nick. He is 'A Child of our Time' in a Professor Winston experiment - and he proved weak. He grabbed the one sweet within reach, when the more mature thing to do was to wait for a whole bag. Sadly, the 'whole bag' was not guaranteed, so Nick needed UNCOMMON maturity which, in his case, he did not have. Dave has him surely by the conkers - 30ers or no 30ers.

    SQUEEEEEZED was an excellent choice of word Michael.

  • Comment number 2.

    if you squeeze hard enough you might discover......a principle?


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