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outcome 3: tory/lib dem coalition David Cameron is leader of the largest party but short of the 323 seats for a Commons majority, so turns to the Lib Dems to try to form another coalition.
The Lib Dems have slowly morphed into the Tory party.
But he announced his defection to Labour at the start of last week, delivering another blow to the Lib Dems after a poor set of results in the county elections.
Though many have lost confidence in the Lib Dems, they are resistant to Labour and do not know whom to trust on the economy.
The outcome is that significant numbers of former Lib Dem voters who want to engage in British politics but are desperately searching for an alternative switch to Ukip.
Labour MP John Mann tweeted: "Roddick should resign as police commissioner as he is a Lib Dem member.
In the two years since Nick Clegg struck the coalition deal with David Cameron, the Lib Dems have faced a furious backlash - with sections of the electorate seeing them as traitors for going into Government with the Tories.
Then you have changes the Lib Dems are demanding to the Government's NHS reforms, including introducing new rules to limit competition in the health service.
Instead of joining with the rest of the city in tackling the financial crisis imposed on the city by their government the Lib Dems have refused to take up our offer to join in a joint budget process.
NEARLY 70 per cent of Lib Dem voters have deserted the party in the past year, said a poll out yesterday.
In a Llandudno speech, Mr Jones claimed the Lib Dems have looked more "Thatcherite than Grimondite" for many years, in reference to two of the parties' most famous leaders.
Mr Clegg's TV success did boost the Lib Dems by two points to 29 per cent since the last ComRes survey on Wednesday - the day before the latest TV showdown.