Cameron and Clegg in 2010
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Election 2015: How confidence-and-supply can work

A familiar refrain in this election campaign from politicians is that they are campaigning for an overall majority, but the polls indicate another hung parliament is more likely.

With the parties having ruled out various coalitions, Daily Politics reporter Ellie Price looked at the prospect of a confidence and supply arrangement, with cross bench peer Peter Hennessy, and Darren Hughes from the Electoral Reform Society.

And she used building bricks to look at how such an arrangement could lead lead to a successful, or unstable, government.

Subscribe to the BBC Election 2015 newsletter to get a round-up of the day's campaign news sent to your inbox every weekday afternoon.

More: Follow @daily_politics on Twitter and like us on Facebook and watch a recent clip and watch full programmes on iPlayer

  • 22 Apr 2015
Go to next video: Labour 'not talking to Lib Dems'