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Muscular liberalism 'checks' coalition

In the first example of what has been coined "muscular liberalism", Lib Dems in the Lords yesterday voted down the coalition policy of elected police commissioners.

Baroness Sally Hamwee, Co chair of the Lib Dem Home Affairs and Justice Parliamentary Committee, heralds the next phase of the coalition.

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