David Cameron and Nick Clegg
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Will the coalition survive the year of austerity ahead?

2011 is set to be a year of austerity and the coalition will face some of its toughest challenges over the next few weeks.

It is already facing heavy criticism beginning with the rise in VAT, but more hurdles are to come, with the Oldham and Saddleworth by-election on 13th January, public spending cuts starting to take effect and the threat of strikes from some unions.

Andrew Pierce, from the Daily Mail and Kevin Maguire, from the Daily Mirror spoke to Breakfast on how the coalition will fare in 2011.

  • 04 Jan 2011
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