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Why is Nick Clegg so happy?

Nick Clegg always seems oddly upbeat when he’s doing interviews about just how badly his party could do in the General Election. Today when Andrew Marr asked him about Iain Dale’s… Continue reading The post Why is Nick Clegg so happy? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Does Ed Miliband think my generation is lazy, stupid – or both?

According to Ed Miliband, my generation is about to be disenfranchised by the coalition. He’s getting quite worked up about it. On Thursday, he accused David Cameron and Nick Clegg of…… Continue reading The post Does Ed Miliband think my generation is lazy, stupid – or both? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg’s new year pitch for eternal power

Nick Clegg has clearly had an exciting Christmas. He used his first press conference of the year to talk about people playing footsie, exes leaving late-night voicemail messages, frantic January… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg’s new year pitch for eternal power appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg: I have a great fanbase

According to a recent YouGov poll, Nick Clegg has an overall rating of minus 54, making him more popular than the hapless Ed Miliband by just one point. While that… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg: I have a great fanbase appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

PMQs sketch: Nick Clegg heats up in the hot seat

Cameron is away in Ankara. His mission is to annoy the Germans by inviting Turkey to join the EU as soon as possible. It all sounds like fun. Let’s hope… Continue reading The post PMQs sketch: Nick Clegg heats up in the hot seat appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

PMQs: Nick Clegg delivers a perfect Cameroon performance

Nick Clegg’s performance at PMQs reminded me of Field Marshall Bosquet’s verdict on the charge of the Light Brigade, ‘c’est magnifique, mais ce n’est pas la guerre’. After a week… Continue reading The post PMQs: Nick Clegg delivers a perfect Cameroon performance appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg’s PMQs challenge

Nick Clegg is taking Prime Minister’s Questions today, which will at least force the Lib Dem leader to turn up to a major Commons session, rather than bunking off to… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg’s PMQs challenge appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Grim prediction for Lib Dems makes new coalition less likely

Alt Text: Columnist Don Brind Clegg’s MPs are not as popular as they think - study suggests fewer than 20 will survive election Column Don Brind Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 12:36pm Perhaps Nick Clegg knew what he was doing when he skipped...Show More Summary

Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage are pursuing the same electoral strategy

What is the reasoning behind Nigel Farage’s recent spate of apparent gaffes? Following his breastfeeding comments last week, the Ukip leader blamed his lateness to an event in Wales on… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage are pursuing the same electoral strategy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Will Nick Clegg’s PMQs session highlight the tensions in the Coalition?

After being too busy talking to ‘normal people’ in Cornwall last Wednesday and missing previous PMQs presumably to do the same, Nick Clegg will not only be attending this Wednesday’s… Continue reading The post Will Nick Clegg’s PMQs session highlight the tensions in the Coalition? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Coalition wars: What are George Osborne and Nick Clegg up to?

If the Coalition started cohabiting earlier this year, it has now moved into the phase where the two parties are posting mean things about each other on Facebook and trying… Continue reading The post Coalition wars: What are George Osborne and Nick Clegg up to? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg avoids Autumn Statement because ‘he just sits there’

One notable absence on the government frontbench during the Autumn Statement today was Nick Clegg, who is in Cornwall today. The Deputy Prime Minister is in Cornwall today, visiting a… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg avoids Autumn Statement because ‘he just sits there’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Private Eye nail it with a joke piece about Nick Clegg, Sheffield & Ched Evans

The salient facts for anyone not familiar with British politics. Nick Clegg is the leader of the Liberal Democrats,  and he’s been the Deputy Prime Minister since 2010. Clegg is also the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam. As for Ched Evans, he’s the former Sheffield United footballer who has recently been released from jail after being […]

Lib Dems Risk Becoming UK's Sixth Party, As Green Membership Doubles

The Liberal Democrats are at risk of becoming the UK's sixth political party as the Greens release new figures showing their membership has doubled in one year. Nick Clegg's party has already been overtaken by the Scottish National Party, and UKIP also look likely to become bigger by the time of the election. Show More Summary

Tidal wave of politicians unleashed

One of the joys of coalition government as we approach the general election is seeing each party try to claim the credit for ideas that have yet to be delivered. Yesterday, David Cameron and Nick Clegg each visited Stonehenge separately...Show More Summary

Key seats betting round-up and news of another constituency poll where UKIP doing well

Nick Clegg’s Sheffield Hallam LAB 7/2 with PaddyPower http://t.co/49a6vU4VyB in Shef Hallam following @LordAshcroft poll with Clegg just 3% ahead pic.twitter.com/lcyKAVksCY — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) November 29, 2014 Farage’s Thanet...Show More Summary

Nick Clegg Admits Migrant Benefit Rules Need Changing

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has admitted that the rules on open door immigration from Europe need changing as his party scored another humiliating result in the latest by-election. In an article in the Financial Times, the Deputy...Show More Summary

Clegg ‘a hypocrite’ for backing curbs on EU migrants’ benefits

Alt Text: The Mole Lib Dem leader’s FT article underlines hardening attitude in Westminster to migrants claiming welfare Column The Mole Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:52am Nick Clegg, the deputy Prime Minister, is being accused of “hypocrisy” after...Show More Summary

Cross-party consensus developing in favour of OE's proposals for free movement reforms

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has today said he wants EU migrants to be blocked from accessing the new Universal Credit – which includes income-based jobseeker’s allowance, employment and support allowance, income support, child tax...Show More Summary

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg gives his views on possibility of Ched Evans returning to football [Video]

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has weighed in on the Ched Evans situation, following the news that the convicted rapist is set to return to training with Sheffield United (though he’s yet to be offered a new contract). Speaking on his radio show, Clegg said a lot without saying very much of substance at all, […]

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