Danny Alexander

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Cameron, Alexander, Osborne, Clegg: how the austerity ‘quad’ sold their souls | Will Hutton
The 2010 coalition was a disaster. Its leaders have done little to restore their reputation

Will Hutton

16, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Austerity really has hit poor people hardest – the figures prove it | Jonathan Portes
Tax and welfare changes introduced by George Osborne in 2010 will continue to push children into poverty, says professor of economics and public policy, Jonathan Portes

Jonathan Portes

14, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Vince Cable among four senior Lib Dems to turn down Lords offer from Clegg
Danny Alexander, David Laws and Simon Hughes understood to make up rest of the foursome of unseated party figures who have rejected peerages

Patrick Wintour Political editor

15, May, 2015 @5:06 PM

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Pity the politicians, dignified in defeat | Stephen Moss
It is fashionable to decry politicians as venal, self-interested, ineffectual, but on election night – as the smoke on the battlefield clears – we see them at their best

Stephen Moss

08, May, 2015 @3:24 PM

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Nick Clegg accuses Tories of being deceitful as he backs Danny Alexander
Liberal Democrat leader supports cabinet colleague after his public claim that Conservatives propose £8bn of cuts to child benefit and tax credits

Nicholas Watt Chief politcal correspondent and Patrick Wintour Political editor

30, Apr, 2015 @7:00 PM

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Election 2015 live: FT says it wants another Tory/Lib Dem coalition
Party leaders prepare for Question Time leaders’ special as Ipsos Mori poll gives Tories 5-point lead

Andrew Sparrow , Jamie Grierson, Claire Phipps and Mark Smith

30, Apr, 2015 @5:39 PM

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Election 2015: Finally, the gloves are off | Steve Richards
It’s taken a while, but now Labour, the Lib Dems and the Tories are socking it to each other. Voters can no longer say they’re all the same

Steve Richards

30, Apr, 2015 @2:36 PM

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Highland swing: Danny Alexander hopes local popularity will save his seat
The Lib Dem cabinet minister is well liked in his Inverness constituency but the challenge presented by his SNP opponent is real and formidable

Severin Carrell Scotland correspondent

30, Apr, 2015 @8:49 AM

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'Secret' Tory plans for £8bn in welfare cuts exposed by Danny Alexander
Exclusive: Lib Dem chief secretary accuses Tories of ‘trying to con the British people’ by concealing until after the election plans for major reforms to child benefits and child tax credits

Patrick Wintour

30, Apr, 2015 @7:04 AM

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‘Disgraceful’ Tory attacks on the SNP are endangering union, say top Lib Dems
Attempts to woo Ukip voters by demonising Scottish nationalists will backfire, say Danny Alexander and David Steel

Toby Helm Political editor

25, Apr, 2015 @8:02 PM

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Nicola Sturgeon challenged on spending plans as SNP backs Labour on tax
Scottish National party leader offers support to key Miliband policies in attempt to build anti-Tory alliance

Severin Carrell and Libby Brooks

20, Apr, 2015 @5:46 PM

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Lib Dems would stagger introduction of mansion tax, says Nick Clegg
Deputy prime minister announces cuts across government and welfare spending as well as tax savings to tackle £27bn budget deficit

Nicholas Watt Chief political correspondent

12, Apr, 2015 @5:04 PM

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