"Forming the Coallition Government in 2010 was the best option for the country - in fact, it was the only option". Former Liberal Democrat MP, Don Foster, explained why to a conference of local Suffolk Liberal Democrats meeting outside Ipswich
Don Foster, Now Lord Foster, described how all other options were unavailable to the Liberal Democrats. Going into coalition was in the best interests of the country but, ultimately, not in the best intests of the Lib Dems. The Lib Dems lost a large number of MPs in the subsequent 2015 General Election.