UK: Conservatives-Lib Dem closing in on deal

Written by: Samyuktha
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London, May 10: Britain may soon get to hear news on the new government as the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats seem to be closing in on a deal.

The political parties on Monday, May 10 met yet again in a bid to resolve the post-poll impasse stalling government formation.

"The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are discussing specific proposals and the negotiating teams will meet again in the morning," Conservative spokesman told the media late on Sunday, May 9.

Besides this, Cameron's meeting with Liberal Democrats leader, Nick Clegg, in the Parliament on Sunday, May 9 for the second time in 24 hours is being considered as a strong sign that the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are at the verge of striking a deal.

The general election results 2010 results, which were announced on Thursday, May 6, delivered a hung parliament with none of the parties in the fray claiming a majority in 641-member house.

Conservative leader, David Cameron, has been on a campaign to woo Liberal Democrats into a coalition government. If he succeeds, Cameron will be the youngest Prime Minister in Britain's history.

Conservatives have won 302 seats while Liberal Democrats have pocketed 56 seats.

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