But basically, there were two of our guys here interviewing Harriet Harman. They say to her, 'The problem with politicians is they don't know the area. We had some idiot politician round here the other day wearing a stab vest!' And Harriet just goes, 'Er, that was me'.
While millions are struggling under this Government, David Cameron and Nick Clegg are focused on themselves and their parties – concerned with remaining in power rather than delivering for the country. That’s why the Queen’s Speech was so lacking in ideas, and why this weak Prime Minister finds himself engaged in a desperate running struggle to placate his divided backbenchers over Europe.
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