Nick – won’t join in with SNP or UKIP

Notes from the Overground

It seems Nick Clegg wants to ride roughshod over the democratic will of the people. The Lib Dem leader said today that he wouldn’t go into coalition with any party that required support from either UKIP or the SNP. The man has clearly lost the plot. He has forgotten what representative democracy is all about, and this from the man who fought for proportional representation while Deputy PM. He fought for a PR system that would for the most part ensure that no party would ever gain an overall majority in Westminster. This from the leader of a party which for decades has advocated a federated United Kingdom. It says in the Lib Dem Constitution that they “commit ourselves to the promotion of a democratic federal framework within which as much power as feasible is exercised by the nations and regions of the United Kingdom.

As the Better Together campaign so noisily told us; all UK…

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