Thursday, 18 September 2008

Headed for Government?

Nick Clegg gave his speech to the Lib Dem conference yesterday and told the gathered masses (or, erm... the Lib Dems):

"I can't tell you every step on the road... but I can tell you where we're headed - government."


Reminicent of David Steel in 1981 when he told conference to "go back to your constituencies and prepare for government."

In 1983, the SDP-Liberal Alliance won a grand total of 23 seats, somewhat short of a workable majority...

In 2008 the Lib Dems have 66 seats. Does anyone think they will win more than that next time round?


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