David Cameron has “given up pretending” to seek a mandate as the Prime Minister for the whole of the United Kingdom and has “morphed” the Conservatives into “an English party chasing UK votes in southern England”, Nick Clegg claimed as his campaign came to a close.
There is no truer word than the saying that just as you learn to do the job well, the opportunity to do it disappears. Politics is like that. You learn as you mature, you mature to a point, and then the next generation understandably believe it is their turn.
The SNP is within “touching distance” of making history at Westminster, Nicola Sturgeon said, as she predicted a “watershed” general election result which will see her party replace Labour as the dominant political force in Scotland.