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Artist or CreatorPeter Schrank
Title or CaptionAusterity Alley SW1 Cul-de-sac
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Published byThe Independent on Sunday
Date10 Mar 2013
Embedded text or transcriptEconomy GB
You may not be guilty of speeding, but you are guilty of marital coercion.
There is no alternative!
Person DepictedCable; Vincent (1943-)
Clegg; Nick (1967-)
Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
NotesNews: "Nick Clegg accused right-wing Conservatives of lying over the environment yesterday, as he insisted that the Liberal Democrats had a clear identity distinct from David Cameron's party and could win more seats at the next election. The Deputy Prime Minister's extraordinary assault on what he called "enemies of progress" was echoed by Vince Cable, who accused some on the Tory right of waging an "ideological jihad" by calling for further cuts on tax and spending. ... In his main speech to his party's spring conference, he will say: "The Lib Dems are not a party of protest; we are a party of change. Get back out there. Tell our side of the story. And we will win again." But with the seaside gathering overshadowed by the Lord Rennard sexual harassment allegations and two members of the party elite, Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce, facing jail, activists on the fringes of the conference began discussing how long Mr Clegg should remain leader, with support mounting for the party president, Tim Farron. ... " Jane Merrick, Independent on Sunday

News: 8 Mar: ".... , the defence of marital coercion - which Ms Pryce unsuccessfully pleaded - should have no place in the British legal system. It dates from 1925 and is one of those laws that should have been cleared out long ago, in one of the occasional drives to take rules reflecting old inequalities off the statute book. First, marital coercion is a defence not available to men. ... " Comment, The Independent
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GB/BCA/8161Cable; Vincent (1943-)1943-  
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