Nick Clegg and David Cameron
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David Cameron and Nick Clegg 'relaunch coalition'

The leaders of the coalition are launching a joint fightback, after their parties suffered big losses in the local elections.

David Cameron and Nick Clegg highlighted the importance of the economy by visiting a factory in Essex together.

The coalition leaders stressed their continuing commitment to the coalition and to the programme they agreed to two years ago.

But some Tory MPs are calling for policies tailored to their own supporters and Conservative MP Peter Bone says Nick Clegg should "get in line."

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 08 May 2012