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The New Tory and Lib Dem Coalition

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 May 2010

The deal between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats to form the UK's first coalition government for almost 70 years was an historic occasion. At its height the Liberal Democrats were being wooed with offers from both sides and it was unclear who they would embrace. This week Linda Pressly speaks to those involved to get the inside story of the negotiations and how the deal was finally done.

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    Linda Pressly lifts the lid on the negotiations which set up the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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