This week, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg went in to the second of his two televised debates with Nigel Farage on Europe, presenting himself as “head of a movement to stop the Ukip leader”, says Patrick Wintour in The Guardian.
Since last week’s debate, from which Farage emerged the clear winner by 57% to 36%, according to YouGov, Ukip membership has “surged past 35,000”.
The Lib Dems are now sending out pamphlets for May’s European elections showing Clegg as the “courageous” man who is trying to stop Farage. The Lib Dems have to raise their share of the vote [...]
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