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Issue No. 2248

‘Increasingly Goebbels-like’Energy secretary Chris Huhne attacks Tory Baroness Warsi’s campaigning against the AV voting system

‘A lot of mudslinging going on and a lot of far-fetched claims being made’Nick Clegg on how the debate on AV is going. You don’t say!

‘That is exactly the sort of dodgy, behind-the-scenes shenanigans that people don’t like about politics’Chancellor George Osborne claims the Electoral Reform Society, which backs AV, could profit from it

‘Casually tossing out slurs’Paddy Ashdown on Osborne

‘The coalition government will go on being a strong and effective government’David Cameron shows his sense of humour

‘Very unwise’Vince Cable’s view of Cameron’s immigration speech—another crack appears in the coalition

‘I fully support Nick Clegg. I supported him when he was the most popular leader; I support him now’Lib Dem MP Tim Farron has an odd way of playing down speculation about a challenge to Nick Clegg’s leadership

‘When you have difficult times, that’s when you know who your true friends are. My job is to be a real friend to Nick’Tim Farron. Clegg—you have been warned

‘They are locked in the boot of a vehicle travelling rapidly in the wrong direction’Labour leader Ed Miliband on the Lib Dems’ place in the coalition

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Who Says?
Tue 19 Apr 2011, 17:53 BST
Issue No. 2248
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