Tory shock after Lib Dems carry out a pledge (to delay boundary review)

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Tory shock after Lib Dems carry out a pledge (to delay boundary review)

14MondayJan 2013

 Posted by Tom Pride in sarcasm



Clegg, Coalition, elections, Liberal Democrats, Tories

(might be satire ? but I?m not all that sure any more)
Conservative Party MPs were in shock tonight after the Liberal Democrats surprised everyone by not going back on a pledge they had made and decided to actually honour it instead.
In a separate development, leading Tories were also said to be unhappy about the vote in the House of Lords to delay a constituency boundary review that had been likely to gift the Tories 20 extra seats.
A clearly shocked Conservative spokesperson explained the reason for the party?s dismay at their coalition partner?s actions:
Obviously we knew that Nick Clegg had pledged to vote against boundary reform as a punishment for us not going through with Lord?s reform ? but this is the Liberal Democrats we?re talking about for f**k?s sake! We never actually expected them to keep their promise!?
The spokesperson also went to say they were also a bit upset by the Liberal Democrat?s decision to delay the boundary reviews too.
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