Every child in reception, years 1 and 2 in state-funded schools will be able to sit down to a free school lunch, saving parents who currently pay for a school lunch over £400 a year per child. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said: Every child deserves the best possible start in life, and making free […]
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport has announced that same sex weddings in England and Wales will be able to take place from Saturday 29 March 2014. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said: This is the news many couples have been waiting for. After a long and important battle, this is a wonderful step forward for […]
Nick Clegg on Human Rights Day 2013: This year, Human Rights Day falls just days after the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s death. This great man dedicated his life to building a world where people can live on equal terms in peace, freedom and prosperity. Since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was first enshrined, […]
Digitally-enhanced card from Deputy PM and wife 'captures the real tackiness of Christmas' First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 13:59 ON Tue 10 Dec 2013 THE Christmas cards sent out by political leaders are usually as drab as a backbencher’s suit. Show More Summary
Following the announcement in September that every child in reception, year 1 and year 2 in state-funded schools will receive a free school lunch, today the government has confirmed how the project will be funded in the the Autumn Statement. Find out all the latest about the Autumn Statement 2013. The government will be providing […]
Today’s PMQs showed that Labour still have no plan for Nick Clegg other than to attack him. With Clegg standing in for Cameron, Harriet Harman didn’t try and tease out… Continue reading The post PMQs: Labour’s constant attacks make a Lib-Lab coalition unlikely appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Nick Clegg’s message for World AIDS Day reflects the National AIDS Trust’s Fact Up campaign. They want the UK to learn five facts about living with HIV in the UK. These are: 1. People living with HIV live a normal life span if diagnosed and treated in time 2. There is no job which someone […]
Messages have also been posted by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.
Working mums and dads today (29 November 2013) learn how the new system of shared parental leave will work for them and their employers, in an announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. In February, the government invited views on how the system for shared parental leave and pay should operate. The consultation looked […]
Today, Cleggie is unveiling the government's plans on maternity and paternity leave. I must say, the scheme sounds completely nuts to me, considering what the economy has just been through. Fathers will be able to share in 50 weeks of leave. Almost a year.
Much of the comment on David Cameron's sudden rush of proposals to limit the ability of immigrants from other EU states, most notably Bulgaria, to come here has centred on the matter of why has it taken him so long to even talk seriously about action on that front. I suspect that the polls and [...]
by Dick Puddlecote http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DickPuddlecote/~3/xKdjQALq4zk/its-like-christmas-eve-for-nick-clegg.html It’s Like Christmas Eve For Nick Clegg Personally, the news of another review of plain packaging looks like a stitch-up to me. It is being conducted – in double quick time, we are told – by … Continue reading ?
It looks like Boris has offended lots of people by suggesting that some folk are where they are because they’re not very bright, something Nick Clegg calls ‘unpleasant’ and ‘careless’.… Continue reading The post Untold truths – how the spirit of inquiry is being suppressed in the West appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Earlier tonight I received the latest message from the Liberal Democrat Leader, Nick Clegg which I thought you might like to read: Dear Les, This week there’s been a lot of chat in the Westminster village about an issue close to our party’s heart: liberalism. Specifically, on whether or not the Conservative party can […]
‘On their own’ – those are Nick Clegg’s watchwords for the 2015 election. His speech on the economy last week was spun as ‘one of his strongest attacks ever on… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg’s mantra: You can’t trust Labour or the Tories ‘on their own’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Nick Clegg wants the income tax threshold to go beyond £10,000 in this Parliament. Tories are are surprised and annoyed. The idea of going beyond £10,000 before the election has been raised before, though only in obscure blogs like this one. Mr Clegg is the first serious politician to go public on the debate. His [...]
The following article originally appeared on the Liberal Democrat Voice website: There have been rumours for a while about Nick Clegg being very keen to find a way to help those struggling with rising living costs. Today he announces that he’s pushing for the Coalition to raise the tax threshold to £10,500 in April 2015, […]
After months of being used as everyone's favourite punchbag, the Lib Dem leader - Nick Clegg - is finding his voice again and has waded into the Falkirk vote-rigging row with the following attack on the Labour Party. “It’s like some sort of Monty Python parody of the Soviet Union. Show More Summary
It’s tempting to see Nick Clegg as a friend of the tax-cutter. In a letter sent out to Liberal Democrat members today (while David Cameron is out of the country)… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg, the half-hearted tax cutter appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Liberal Democrat Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Cities Minister Greg Clark will today (14 November 2013) announce investment from a pot of government cash given to England’s major cities to invest over the next 3 years, with the aim of helping more than 25,000 young people into jobs that last. Youth unemployment is one […]