British Coalition Government Formation

New British Prime Minister David Cameron held his first news conference with Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg. Mr. Clegg will… read more

New British Prime Minister David Cameron held his first news conference with Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg. Mr. Clegg will serve as deputy prime minister in Mr. Cameron’s cabinet. Three more cabinet posts will go to members of Mr. Clegg’s party, marking the first time the two parties have had a power-sharing arrangement. This is the first coalition government in the United Kingdom since World War II. close

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  • David Cameron Prime Minister United Kingdom->Witney
  • Nick Clegg Deputy Prime Minister United Kingdom->Sheffield, Hallam

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British Coalition Government Formation

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Program ID:
293479-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 12, 2010
Last Aired:
May 13, 2010

Airing Details

  • May 12, 2010 | 9:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2010 | 4:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2010 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2010 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2010 | 1:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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