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Bid to stop election-fixing with fixed-term Parliaments

The Liberal Democrats are to table proposals in Parliament for a fixed four-year general election cycle.
Ming Campbell told the BBC:
“It’s high time, in my view, that the decision about a general election is not part of the discretion of the …

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Gordon Brown has lost his nerve

Following the news that Gordon Brown has decided not to hold a general election this autumn, Liberal Democrat leader Ming Campbell spoke live to BBC News 24. He said:
“There’s no doubt people will see this as a loss of nerve …

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Campbell backs fixed-term Parliaments

Speaking on the BBC’s Question Time programme, Liberal Democrat leader Ming Campbell said:
“I don’t think it is any longer right that the Prime Minister should have the opportunity and right to determine when elections should be held.
“What began as a …

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Manipulation of Iraq troop figures is cynical

Commenting on the revelation that only 500 extra troops are being withdrawn from Iraq, Liberal Democrat Leader Menzies Campbell said:
“Any troop withdrawal from Iraq is welcome, but this is a cynical effort to manipulate the figures and make it look …

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Reactions to Ming Campbell’s conference speech

The latest Liberal Democrat film shows the reaction of people who watched Ming Campbell’s speech in the Brighton conference hall:

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