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Hughes 'not worried about Lib Dems' future'


The Liberal Democrats are holding their spring conference this weekend. They're in government and they're getting lots of their policies turned into law but, if the polls are accurate, it would be wiped out if we had an election any time soon.

Simon Hughes, the party's deputy leader, says he is not worried about the future of the party.

He said the Lib Dems took the responsibility to be in government and changed the culture of what would have been a minority Tory government.

Instead of arguing for tax cuts for the rich, as the Tories are doing, we are arguing for tax cuts for the poor, he explained.

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