Forcing migrants to pay a "bond" of at least £1,000 will only further deter the migrants Britain needs.
The PM's repeated references to "a hung parliament" suggest that he expects Labour and the Lib Dems to combine forces and defeat him in Monday's vote.
Every wing, arm and leg of the party is livid about this. Clegg can't shrug the defeat off.
Deputy PM comes to Cameron's aid and warns that borrowing for growth would risk a spike in interest rates.
Party members will support emergency motion opposing secret courts at this weekend's conference after just seven Lib Dem MPs voted against the bill.
The activists who won the ground war in Eastleigh want their new MP - and all other Lib Dems - to vote against secret courts today.
The party's victory over the Tories in last night's council by-election in London offers even greater evidence of Lib Dem resilience.
After previously suggesting that the Lib Dem chief executive resigned on "health grounds" alone, Clegg admits that concerns over his "inappropriate behaviour" were "in the background".
Five of the Lib Dems' seven female MPs hold seats among the party's 12 most vulnerable and none hold any of the 20 safest.
Coalition was meant to be a journey to political maturity and professionalism. But it's amateur hour yet again.