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Opinion: Justifying the unthinkable

Like all Liberal Democrats, I would never support a Tory government. Most of us have spent many years asking countless people to vote Lib Dem to “keep the Tories out”, but I actually think that’s exactly what we’ve done.

Without the Liberal Democrats the Tories would have a majority now. So many Lib Dems seats are Tory/Lib Dem fights, and it’s because the Lib Dem vote held up in places like the South West that Mr. Cameron did not get the majority he needed to enable him to go ahead with the sort of traditional Tory policies that were in his …

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    Mohammed Amin 22nd Jan '20 - 1:59pm.................I agree. For the Liberal Democrats to retrospectively reject the 2010-2015 Coalition is a serious mistake...We should talk about...
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