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Deputy PM Nick Clegg hails democracy shake-up

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has promised more power to the people in the "biggest shake-up of our democracy" in 178 years.

Mr Clegg, who was making his first major speech since being appointed deputy prime minister, said it was time for a "wholesale, big bang approach to political reform".

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