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Coalition agreement changes party election manifestos

30 April 2012 Last updated at 13:57 BST

The coalition agreement took parts of the Conservative and Liberal Democrat manifestos, but some key pledges - like tuition fees - had to be dropped by the smaller party.

Susana Mendonca looks at why manifestos are likely to be more general, with less specific promises to the electorate at the next general election, expected to be held in 2015.

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