Neither politicians nor the public like the coalition. So what can be done to revive it? Can it survive three more years? Only if steps are taken quickly, experts are saying.
Alex Stevenson Follow @alex__stevenson spoke to Akash Paun of the Institute for Government, Ruth Fox of the Hansard Society and Tony Travers of the London School of Economics to get their assessment of the state of play - and their suggestions of what needs to be done to fix the coalition experiment before it's too late.
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