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Burnham strikes a blow to the Lib-Lab coalition

Burnham strikes a blow to the Lib-Lab coalition
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As James suggested, the mood is shifting against a Lib-Lab coalition this afternoon. And now the idea has been dealt its biggest blow so far: Andy Burnham has spoken out against it public. Taking the kind of deliberate step that suggests he may be up for the Labour leadership after all, the Health Secretary said:

"I think we have got to respect the results of the general election and we can’t get away from the fact that Labour didn’t win."

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