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A Lib-Lab coalition would be hilarious

15 May 2023

11:10 PM

15 May 2023

11:10 PM

Talk of a new Labour-Lib Dem coalition is in the air. This is piquantly nostalgic to those of us whose earliest political memories were forged in the fire of the red-hot excitement of David Steel and Jim Callaghan’s short-lived Lib-Lab pact of 1977-78.

My initial reaction, along with many others I’m sure, was a guttural ‘oh God no’.

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