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Clegg lashes out against Tory 'lies' over AV campaign

In an exclusive interview, the Deputy Prime Minister reveals deep divisions in the coalition

Party politics: Why Yes to AV is right up our street

<i>The IoS</i> debates voting systems with bunting and cupcakes

Nick Clegg: Deputy PM rages against Cameron 'lies'

Exclusive: After weeks as the target in the bitter AV referendum battle, the Lib Dem leader pulls no punches in his most outspoken comments yet

Cable urges Labour support for AV

Business Secretary Vince Cable has urged Labour supporters to back the Alternative Vote (AV) in next month's referendum to help stop the Conservatives winning general elections.

No more policy concessions to Lib Dems, Tories warn Cameron

David Cameron has been given a stark warning by Conservative Party activists not to offer any new policy concessions to Nick Clegg if the Liberal Democrats suffer big losses at the local elections next month.

Clegg attacks Cameron as personal jibes start to bite

Nick Clegg launched a thinly veiled attack on David Cameron yesterday as he branded opponents of changing the voting system as "dinosaurs".

Voting referendum neck-and-neck as Yes campaign gains support

The battle between the Yes and No camps before next month's referendum on the voting system is still wide open, according to a poll for The Independent. The findings will come as a relief to supporters of a switch to the alternative vote (AV) after recent surveys gave the No camp a lead of more than 10 points.

Johann Hari: If you get the X Factor you'll get AV

You can vote No with David Cameron, the BNP and a campaign that thinks you are too thick to count to three

AV debate: The voting system that Cameron is fighting for is a veritable novelty

The Tories are warning that next month's electoral reform referendum flies in the face of history. In fact, Britain's voting system has rarely been left alone, argues Andy McSmith

Michael Bywater: My brain can't handle voting reform

Like everyone else, I was planning on sculling down to the polling station on 5 May and voting one way or the other in the AV referendum. Which way? "Yes", probably, with "No" as my second choice. It sends a message to the politicians: you're up there because we're down here. And we can change things. It may not be the ideal change but it opens the door.

John Curtice: Scotland's experience of AV makes awkward reading for both camps

Many returning officers in Scotland have found counting machines to be an unnecessary expense

Huhne tells Cameron: stop vote reform 'lies' or you'll split the Coalition

Environment Secretary warns Prime Minister there will be 'a lot of bad feeling' in Government if referendum fight isn't fair

Leading article: The unique usefulness of a maverick

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, became the most senior Liberal Democrat to share a platform with the Labour leader, when he joined Ed Miliband yesterday to call for a Yes vote in next month's referendum. It was the second unfamiliar pairing on a day which also saw David Cameron making common cause with his erstwhile arch-enemy on almost everything, the former Labour attack-dog, John (now Lord) Reid.

Labour 'spitting blood' over Reid's backing for Cameron on voting reform

John Reid, the former cabinet minister, came under fire from Labour colleagues after sharing a platform with David Cameron to call for a No vote in next month's referendum on the voting system.

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