Thursday, February 28, 2013

David Cameron refuses to back Clegg over Rennard scandal

Speaking in Latvia, where he was appearing at the Northern Future Forum conference, the Prime Minister described the claims about the Lib Dem peer as “serious” and said that the Liberal Democrats need to “get to the bottom” of the allegations.

Speaking to journalists in Riga, Mr Cameron was asked whether he has “confidence in the way the deputy Prime Minister has handled” the Lord Rennard claims.

Mr Cameron said: “Obviously these are serious issues and serious matters and they need to be taken seriously.