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Today: Lib Lab losses

May 9th, 2015

Episode 346 of 1744 episodes

Why did Labour perform so badly in the election, not just in Scotland, but also in England? What was behind Labour’s party’s worst election performance since 1987? Alan Johnson is Labour MP for Hull West and Hessle and former Home Secretary 2009-2010. It was carnage for the Lib Dems who lost 49 seats, with just 8 MPs in the new parliament. Simon Hughes is former Liberal Democrat MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark and Former minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties in the coalition.

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