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Cameron, Clegg and Miliband head to Scotland to make the case for the Union

David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband are combining forces and heading to Scotland tomorrow to make the case for the UK. Here’s their joint statement: ‘There is a lot… Continue reading The post Cameron, Clegg and Miliband head to Scotland to make the case for the Union appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg unveils a “manifesto for the next generation”

Today, Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg unveiled a “manifesto for the next generation” launching the party’s pre-manifesto, an 80-page document that will form the backbone of the party’s 2015 election platform. The document includes a host of policies aimed unapologetically at realising the potential of children and young people. Launching the pre-manifesto, Nick said: We […]

Boosting paths and parks so we can all enjoy natural Britain

Nick Clegg has announced that the Government is going to more than double the speed of building the Coastal Path, bringing completion of the project forward by ten years from 2030 to 2020. Additional funding will be put in place to accelerate the delivery of the path, which will allow walkers and nature lovers to […]

Statement from Nick Clegg – New counter-terrorism measures

It is hard to avoid the news of the violence and humanitarian suffering coming from Iraq and Syria. I am appalled by the idea of British people travelling abroad to fight in the name of a murderous and extremist ideology. The murder of the journalist James Foley is truly shocking, and we know that around […]

Nick Clegg’s speech on the state of UK nature

Nick Clegg gave the keynote speech at the RSPB’s State of Nature conference. Like millions across the UK, one of my earliest memories is being sat on the sofa with my parents, eyes glued to the television, as Sir David showed us another of the world’s natural wonders. I still watch with my kids today. […]

Deputy Prime Minister announces Kew Gardens funding to be protected

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has today announced that the Government will continue current levels of funding for the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew until at least April 2015. The funding will enable the world-renowned scientific research at Kew Gardens to continue as well as preserving its status as one of the country’s finest […]

Deputy Prime Minister boosts parks and paths so we can all enjoy natural Britain

Liberal Democrat Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, today announced that the government is going to more than double the speed of building the Coastal Path, bringing completion of the project forward by 10 years from 2030 to 2020. Speaking at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) State of Nature conference, the Deputy Prime […]

Ashya King: demands grow for parents to be freed

MPs call police tactics 'heavy-handed' as Ashya King case is put under 'immediate review' by the CPS One-Minute Read Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:18pm Nick Clegg has joined cross-party calls for Ashya King to be reunited with hisShow More Summary

Nick Clegg: No agreement on TPIM measures is not an argument

Nick Clegg had a stab at being René Magritte on the Today programme this morning, telling us that a disagreement between the two coalition parties over anti-terror measures that were… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg: No agreement on TPIM measures is not an argument appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg’s foreword to the Lib Dem pre-manifesto

On Wednesday 3 September, Liberal Democrats will launch their pre-manifesto, which will form the backbone of the party’s general election platform. The party’s focus will be a ‘manifesto for the next generation’ with a host of policies aimed at improving the life chances of children and young people. Read Nick Clegg’s foreword to the pre-manifesto […]

Generating jobs and growth with India

Nick Clegg is leading a trade delegation in India with more than 40 British businesses, colleges and representatives of the aerospace industry to secure the incredible opportunities on offer. As part of his visit, Nick met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a number of issues where there is a natural partnership between the UK and India, including education, […]

Nick Clegg launches Dadabhai Naoroji Awards

During his visit to Mumbai, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg launched a new awards programme for individuals whose outstanding achievements have strengthened relations between the UK and India. The awards are dedicated to Dadabhai Naoroji, the first Asian MP in the UK. A Liberal MP for Finsbury Central from 1892-1895, Dadabhai Naoroji was also […]

British deputy PM to meet India's Modi in trade trip

Britain's deputy prime minister Nick Clegg begins a trade mission to India on Monday, where he will meet the country's prime minister Narendra Modi in a bid to strengthen economic ties. The three-day visit by a 40-strong delegation is...Show More Summary

Mr Clegg goes to Hollywood

There’s going to be film about Nick Clegg. Being a Channel Four film, it’ll be all earnest and serious and political. Which, frankly, sounds boring. There’s quite enough media product in the world about middle-aged politicos in suits hanging around Westminster talking about politics (quite a lot of it written by me, as it happens). [...]

Mental health research should be the next big breakthrough

A Liberal Democrat government would establish a mental health research fund to support the development of new cutting-edge mental health treatments, Nick Clegg has announced. In the plans outlined by Nick, Liberal Democrats would increase funding spent on mental health research by £50m, by 2020. The Liberal Democrats are building a stronger economy and a […]

UKIP's New Manifesto Shows They're Playing The Lib Dem Game

Perhaps the most worrying aspect of the new manifesto from UKIP - Britain's Tea Party - is the debt it owes to its most bitter ideological opponents, David Cameron and Nick Clegg. From the simperingly centrist, faux-Tory Prime Minister, it has borrowed the technique of trying to wrong-foot its enemies on the left by trying to ape their language. Show More Summary

Lib Dems lift suspension of peer Rennard

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Nick Clegg's Liberal Democrat party came under fire Wednesday after lifting the suspension of former executive Chris Rennard, whose membership was frozen in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. A report into the claims found the...Show More Summary

News story: Nick Clegg on employment figures

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released employment figures today for April to June 2014. These showed that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.4%, the lowest since late 2008, while youth unemployment fell by 206,000 over the last year. The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, said: The continued fall in unemployment provides yet more […]

Nick Clegg announces Northern Futures project

Nick Clegg has launched a call for ideas on ways to create an economic hub in the north of the country. Today, the Deputy Prime Minister is launching a call to arms for civic leaders, businesses, opinion makers and the general public across the North to come forward with ideas on how to create a […]

Clegg’s dangerous drugs pledge misses the point

This morning Nick Clegg announced that the Liberal Democrats want to ban judges from sending those convicted of possessing illegal drugs to prison. This policy may make sense around the… Continue reading The post Clegg’s dangerous drugs pledge misses the point appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

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