|Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister Posted by Ian at 9 03 PM on Tuesday, May 11|
Not a phrase anyone has uttered until about 10 minutes ago, but David Cameron's message that he will work WITH Nick Clegg shows they will position themselves as a team, a bit like Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness.
David Cameron was clever to acknowledge this coalition will throw up many, many problems. And he was also right to devote the bulk of his first speech as Prime Minister to the economy. That will be the man thing that will hold this fragile coalition together.
It looks like Nick Clegg will be Deputy Prime Minister. George Osborne is Chancellor. David Laws may get Justice. Somewhere in the region of eight to ten Lib Dems in government