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Labour in turmoil as pressure on Brown grows

Publié par Clifford Armion le 26/04/2010

Francis Elliott

"Labour's struggle to overcome the Liberal Democrat surge broke out into the open yesterday when Alan Johnson positioned himself to lead the party's post-election talks with Nick Clegg.

"Hours after the Liberal Democrat leader had ruled out keeping a defeated Gordon Brown in No 10, the Home Secretary risked deepening internal tensions by using a television interview to say that he did not share the horror of some colleagues at the prospect of power-sharing.

"With ten days to go until the election, a YouGov poll in The Sun today confirms that Labour is in third place. The first postal votes have been cast already and start arriving at town halls today.

"Mr Brown appeared on edge at the launch of his green manifesto in London yesterday, arriving late for his speech. Instead of discussing the environment, he used the opportunity to attack a range of Tory policies."

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"Labour in turmoil as pressure on Brown grows", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2010. Consulté le 19/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/labour-in-turmoil-as-pressure-on-brown-grows