Brown Routed By Gurkhas: Reaction (Updated)

Today’s historic victory for the Gurkhas and an historic defeat for Gordon Brown has already been chronicled by our own Alix Mortimer. Here is the Channel 4 News report:

Nick Clegg’s superb performance at today’s PMQ already won him rave reviews, as our Alex Foster noted.

Other mentions in dispatches for the role Nick Clegg played in forcing this issue:

“Credit in particular to Nick Clegg” – The Telegraph’s Benedict Brogan

“the Liberal Democrats can feel justifiably pleased that their long game has truly paid off” – BBC’s Gary O’Donoghue

“It was a rare triumph for the Lib Dems and a good day for parliament” – The Guardian’s Sir Michael White

“Big win for Nick Clegg” –’s Alex Stevenson

UPDATE: And more –

“the outcome is a real coup for Nick Clegg – and should boost his standing as a leader” – The Times’s Peter Riddell

“The Liberal Democrats, so used to losing, had won big” – The Times’s Anne Treneman

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