Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg
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Clegg wins backing of ministerial team on tuition fees

The Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says all his ministerial team will be voting with the government in Thursday's crucial Commons debate on increases to tuition fees.

It follows a meeting of his MPs at Westminster this evening.

Some Lib Dems MPs are planning to abstain and others may vote against.

Mr Clegg spoke to the BBC's correspondent, Jo Coburn, after the meeing.

  • 07 Dec 2010