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Opinion: Alarm Clock Britain – identifying the vote is right, but reforming capabilities is key

Yesterday the Deputy Prime Minister gave his pitch to a demographic which has played a pivotal part in many electoral successes. Underlining this, Nick Clegg sought to identify to the party’s base where he envisages the party’s best chance of strategically positioning itself for 2015 is.

It appears that a key factor Nick Clegg must have taken in account in drawing up ‘Alarm Clock Britain’ is which demographic Lib Dem policies will affect best. As well as this, underneath appears to be a coded message to the growing concerns within all parts of the party as to ‘where are the voters …

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  • User AvatarDenis Mollison 28th Aug - 11:55am
    Richard - It's the unionist parties that started the threatening, by categorically ruling out a currency union, despite, for example, Alistair Darling being on record...
  • User AvatarDavid Evans 28th Aug - 11:53am
    Martin, the point regarding the pound is very simple - It is perfectly acceptable for the Scots to have the pound and the stability offered...
  • User AvatarRichard Dean 28th Aug - 11:43am
    @Martin. Scotland already has a responsibility to repay a proper proportion of the UK's national debt. So Salmond's "generosity" in offering this is no generosity...
  • User AvatarMartin 28th Aug - 11:39am
    Richard Dean: The threat is on the other (NO) side. Salmond explicitly stated that with a currency agreement he would support taking responsibility for a...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 28th Aug - 11:24am
    David Allen I don’t think it’s “education, education, education”, I do think it’s “Clegg, Clegg, Clegg”. It’s Clegg, fees, Clegg, NHS, Clegg, bedroom tax, Clegg,...
  • User AvatarRichard Dean 28th Aug - 11:24am
    @T-J That is why it's a political mistake. By threatening me personally with a bill of over £2000 for Scottish independence, Salmond has changed the...