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UK parties 'revise' websites

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LONDON - Britain's political parties are preparing for the 2015 election by erasing evidence of past policy commitments - some from as recently as last year. 

Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party confirmed a magazine report this week that it had removed from its website speeches that predated the party taking power in 2010, as well as placing markers on its site asking search engines to remove these from their archives.

The opposition Labour Party has eliminated all news items from before Ed Miliband was elected its leader in September 2010 from its website.

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