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PMQs 14 March 2012: Nick Clegg Stands In For David Cameron

14/03/2012 11:42 GMT | Updated 14/03/2012 11:54 GMT

David Cameron is in the United States visiting Barack Obama today, so his place at Prime Minister's Questions will be taken by Nick Clegg.

The Lib Dem leader will face Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman across the Despatch Box but it is not just opposition MPs who will be enjoy baiting the deputy prime minister.

Tory backbenchers are also likely to seize the chance to take a swipe at their coalition partner. Rubbing his virtual hands with glee on Twitter, Douglas Carswell mused "what a target rich environment" the Commons would be today.

See how Clegg handles the half-hour session below: