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By Prospect Team   September 2012

Simon Hughes, MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwarkand deputy leader of Liberal Democrats

“In our party there are a few who never thought it [coalition] was a good idea in the first place and some people who think we ought to go sooner rather than later. At the highest levels there is nobody who thinks [leaving is] the right thing to do.

“Yes we have paid the price. Both [coalition parties] paid the price earlier this year for the Tory decision to drop the top rate of tax. I think they understand that too now. Our job is to show…

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