All eyes on kingmaker Clegg

Fraught negotiations between Britain’s political parties were taking place last night as efforts to form a government in the wake of last Friday’s inconclusive general election result continued.

8th May, 2010

Fraught negotiations between Britain’s political parties were taking place last night as efforts to form a government in the wake of last Friday’s inconclusive general election result continued.

Yesterday’s focus was mostly on negotiations between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats. However, reports from London suggested that behind the scenes contacts were also taking place between senior Labour figures and the Lib Dems.

All day, senior Labour politicians such...

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