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Stop dithering, Mr Brown

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ming Campbell today called on Gordon Brown to end the damaging speculation over when he will call a general election. He said: “It’s time to stop dithering, Mr Brown, and call an election now. “The …

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British people must have a real choice on Europe: in or out

Ahead of his Party Conference, which begins tomorrow, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell, has called for the public to be given a real choice on the European Union. Ming said: “It’s time for the political parties to end the shadow …

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Petraeus testimony changes nothing for UK

Commenting on General Petraeus’s testimony to Congress, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell said: “This report changes nothing from the standpoint of the United Kingdom. “There is no case for the continuing open-ended commitment of British forces. “Nor does General Petraeus …

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British Government closing down debate on Iraq

Speaking ahead of evidence to be given to the United States Congress today by General David Petraeus, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell has accused the British Government of closing down debate about the continuing British military presence in Iraq. He …

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Government still failing to answer fundamental questions about Iraq

Commenting on the MoD announcement today that Britain’s military deployment in southern Iraq is to be cut by 500, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell said: “This reduction is not unexpected. But the Government has still failed to answer the two …

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