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Leader’s not shifting on boundary position

06:30 27 September 2012

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg dashed any lingering hope that boundary change proposals may be revived

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg dashed any lingering hope that boundary change proposals may be revived

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Boundary Changes: Nick Clegg has dashed Conservative hopes that constituency boundary changes desired by David Cameron might be put in place. Mr Clegg had already said he would block the changes, thought to benefit the Tories electorally, after Conservative MPs scuppered his House of Lords reforms. However some Tories have suggested Mr Clegg would still do a deal, approving boundary changes in return for their backing on other Lib Dem policies. Asked by the EDP if there was anything that could change his position, Mr Clegg said: “No”.

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HOUSES: Delegates called for a major home-building programme to boost the economy and address the UK’s housing shortage yesterday. The motion called for a target of 300,000 new homes a year and “radical steps” to free up public land for development.

PLanning: Party delegates approved a motion yesterday to demand ministers withdraw measures relaxing planning rules for the next three years. Under proposals aimed at boosting the economy George Osborne announced homeowners could build extensions double the size currently permitted without the need for planning permission.

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  • Clegg has gone back on his deal, he agreed to support it if he had a chance on electoral reform and he lost. I think his time is running out

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    Sweet cheeks

    Saturday, September 29, 2012

  • But the EDP is advertising EDL marches without much explanation as to why. lets hope the 'people of Norwich' march, most likely much bigger will get the same support.

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    ingo wagenknecht

    Thursday, September 27, 2012

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