Dr Andrew Crines discusses the possible outcomes for the next general election

If the electoral arithmetic favours a new coalition with the Tories, that would be the most beneficial outcome; rhetorically and politically, the strategy remains the same.

Dr Crines relays his predictions of the next general election in an article featured in The Conversation.

His article, entitled "Clegg's Game of Thrones: is winter coming for the Lib Dems?", outlines his predictions for the UK's next general election.

In his opinion there are three potential outcomes which Nick Clegg has to bear in mind; a second coalition with the Conservatives, a new coalition with Labour or a return to opposition.

He proceeds to discuss the consequences of each potential outcome and what this would mean for the future of the Liberal Democrats.

The full article is available to read online.