British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says his party will be more "muscular" and mark out their identity more clearly, following their poor results in recent council elections and the Scottish Parliament general election.
Britain's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg announces that plans to reform the House of Lords will be abandoned after his party's coalition partners, the Conservatives, failed to support the proposals. The Lib Dems will also not support Conservative plans to reduce the number of MPs in the House of Commons.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny arrives in London for a six-monthly meeting of the British–Irish Council, including talks with Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister of Britain, and Alex Salmond, the recently victorious Scottish first minister.
In a BBC interview British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg promises that the Liberal Democtrats will be "a moderating influence" on the Conservatives and will block planned reforms of the National Health Service unless changes are made to them.
David Cameron bans Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi, Britain's first female Muslim cabinet minister, from attending Global Peace and Unity, Europe's largest multicultural gathering. Nick Clegg takes the side of Baroness Warsi.
The Liberal Democrats send out a "four step" manifesto plan to "hardwire fairness into British society". Leader Nick Clegg says his policies, including raising the state pension and a tax cut for low and middle earners, combined "hope and credibility".