There was an interesting interview with Nick Clegg in yesterday’s Sunday People:
Nick Clegg would form a coalition with Ed Miliband in the next government, he told The People.
The Lib Dem leader could even stay on as Deputy PM if a general election replaced one governing party with another.
His new boss would then be Labour’s Ed. And former Prime Minister David Cameron could be facing him across the House – heading the Opposition.
I visited Mr Clegg in his Cabinet office in Whitehall and he told me: “If the British people, like they did last time, say no one lot has won, then I’ll be open to working with other parties.”
So, I asked him, if Labour win the most seats can he do business with Miliband?
“Yes,” he said, without much hesitation.
“If the British people said that the only combination which could work would be those two parties, in the same way as after the last election the only combination which could work was Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, it would be obvious that Liberal Democrats would need to do their duty.”
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