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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 Avatarjedibeeftrix 1st Oct - 10:54pm
    "Suppose we reduced our foreign aid spend – would you idea also see a reduction in defence?" No. 2.0% meets our obligations (just). 2.0% permits...
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    @Matthew Huntbach 1st Oct '14 - 8:27pm: "The problem is that while people say they want all these things and much else, they don’t want...
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    It will indeed be a terrible thing for democracy and everyone else if the Tories get back with an overall majority. But I think the...
  • User AvatarLittle Jackie Paper 1st Oct - 10:31pm
    jedibeeftrix - I also don't like ringfences. Suppose we reduced our foreign aid spend - would you idea also see a reduction in defence? Defence...
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    i'm not a fan of ring-fences, but i'd sell the idea of 0.7% of GDP on foreign aid if it was part of a deal...