Conservatives Deserve Chance to Govern

By Daily Telegraph, Daily Telegraph - May 7, 2010

Even if his party remains short of an overall majority in Parliament, David Cameron should over the next few days be installed as the youngest prime minister since Lord Liverpool in 1812. The shameless attempts by Labour Party leaders to contemplate the possibility of a coalition with the Liberal Democrats in order to keep their discredited government in office are the final insult to an electorate that has emphatically rejected them. Nick Clegg’s failure to translate his apparent success in the televised leaders’ debates into gains for his party also militates against any stitch-up by the so-called “progressive left”. Furthermore, Mr Clegg has previously stated that the party with the most seats and votes should have the right to try to form a government. That would appear to be the Conservatives.

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