Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Nick Clegg in Penzance

© Philip Halling
Andy McSmith's Diary in the Independent is always worth a read. In his latest column he notes Nick Clegg's absence from the Commons:
Today he was in Penzance, to announce a £150,000 study into whether the town needs a new breakwater. "I’ve spent four years dutifully sitting there on the green benches and this year I thought it would be a nice change to get out of the Westminster," he told the Western Morning News. Penzance is in the St Ives constituency, which the Liberal Democrat Andrew George held in 2010 by a perilously small majority. 
So Clegg was really telling the locals that if they want that breakwater, they had better re-elect their MP.

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