” One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming, cleaning, modernising our clapped-out system. “


” When I became leader, I made very clear I was not going to choose the easy life. I have always taken risks. I don’t like comfort-zone politics. “


” You have a political and media elite who have an idiom by which they describe politics. It’s highly, highly polarised. It’s right, left, red, blue, up, down, victorious, crushed. “


” Politics is a highly tribal business. “


” I didn’t become leader to transform the Liberal Democrats into an enlarged form of the Electoral Reform Society. It’s not the be all and end all for us. There are other very, very key ambitions in politics, not least social mobility and life chances, that I care about as passionately if not more. “



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One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming, cleaning, modernising our clapped-out system.
When I became leader, I made very clear I was not going to choose the easy life. I have always taken risks. I don
You have a political and media elite who have an idiom by which they describe politics. It
Politics is a highly tribal business.
I didn

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