Fraser Nelson Fraser Nelson

The Lib Dems are getting desperate (but it didn’t have to be this way)

I do feel sorry for Danny Alexander. He’ll have been worked off his feet for the Budget due next week but his party then dispatches him to butter up a would-be donor – or, in this case, an undercover reporter from the Daily Telegraph. Not that he said anything incriminating, but the idea of him being sent to press the flesh of a donor who had delivered just £7,650 reflects their panic.

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