Webb must go. He's a problem. I can't stand the man. We need a new spokesman.We have to move him. We need someone with good ideas. At the moment, they just don't add up.But we need to keep him in the cabinet. As a backbencher, he'd be a pain in the arse, a voice for the Left. And we can't move him before the spring.
Danny Alexander, the liberal leader's Chief of Staff, presumably a "Smithers" figure, with whom Clegg was gossiping about their colleagues reassured his leader, telling him: 'You have to be firm.'
Earlier this year the liberal leader, who is in politics to fight for increased taxes and increased state benefits, declared that the state pension was £30. It is actually over £90.