Having been subjected to the usual grumbles that I ‘didn’t do my case any good’ etc. by standing up for myself against presenters’ attempts to close me down, I thought I’d subject my encounter with Nick Clegg on BBC-2’s ‘Daily...
Here is the news. A major British politicians has finally admitted the truth about the ‘War on Drugs’ in this country. There isn’t one. Nick Clegg, former Deputy Prime Minister, said on BBC-2’s ‘The Daily Politics’ today. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0794ygx ‘Peter...
This is Peter Hitchens' Mail on Sunday column How on earth did I end up on friendly terms with Howard Marks, the drug-smuggler and pro-cannabis propagandist who died last week? Yet I did. You might think we would loathe each...
Former UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on Wednesday refuted media reports that British Queen Elizabeth II told him she was in favor of the country exiting the European Union during his term in office.
Who would be a deputy leader? You don’t get to make the major decisions and may never get the top job. Your position may even frighten off recruiters from offering you another position, if it gives the impression that you’re a shoo-in for the corner office. Maybe it’s not surprising then that [...]
Plaid Cymru angry over devolution ‘stitch-up’ 11 November 2015 From the section Wales politics Image caption Plaid claims devolution plans unveiled by David Cameron and Nick Clegg left gaping holes Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb has rejected a Plaid Cymru request to reveal which political parties blocked further devolution. Plaid MP Jonathan Edwards claimed the draft […]
There are only two occasions in my life where I have had lengthy, in-depth debates about where grown adults should… The post Even a ‘Never Kissed a Tory’ t-shirt wouldn’t have helped Nick Clegg during PMQs appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
It’s fair to say that during Nick Clegg’s time in the coalition, the former deputy Prime Minister appeared to make a… The post Nick Clegg reveals his biggest coalition regret (and it isn’t tuition fees) appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg revealed his "biggest mistake" during his time in power. He was a "sitting mute" during Prime Minister's question time every week, Clegg said in an interview with Newsnight. Britain's Liberal...Show More Summary
A report buried by the British government detailing how much money it would make by legalizing cannabis has been leaked to the media. An internal government study commissioned by former deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg suggests that the Treasury could make up to $1219 million (£800 million) if cannabis was regulated in the same way as tobacco.
Today Jeremy Corbyn has cancelled his attendance at what would have been his first meeting of the Queen’s Privy Council… The post Sorry Corbyn, Nick Clegg is the expert on snubbing the Queen – not you appeared first on Spectator Blo...
Nick Clegg has stepped back into the limelight today and he’s been pretty chirpy about his party’s time in government – and its prospects for recovering from its election downfall.… Continue reading The post Labour should learn from Nick Clegg on how to deal with its history appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The Lib Dems have announced their 22 strong ‘spokesperson team’ — or what other parties would call its frontbench. During the leadership election, Tim Farron said the party wouldn’t ‘bother… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg turns down Lib Dem job as new spokesmen announced appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Although Nick Clegg is under increasing pressure in some quarters to write a tell-all book about his time in coalition, the closest he has got to this so far is… Continue reading The post Revealed: the Andy Coulson joke that Nick Clegg cut from his conference speech appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Tim Farron has been duly announced as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. The party revealed that 56.5 per cent voted for Farron to succeed Nick Clegg, compared to 43.5… Continue reading The post Tim Farron elected leader of the Liberal Democrats appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Nick Clegg appeared on LBC this morning to take part in his first interview since his party’s defeat at the polls. With the host Nick Ferrari taking questions from listeners,… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg: I couldn’t get hold of Charles Kennedy before his death appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The surprise Tory majority election result left many pundits, pollsters and politicians red-faced. It also left many punters short-changed, including LBC host Nick Ferrari. Speaking to Ferrari on LBC radio this… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg fails to keep his word appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
An embarrassed teenager whose trousers fell down as he tried to take a selfie with Nick Clegg says his friends will 'never let him live it down'. William Carrie, 17, asked the Deputy Prime Minister for a photograph outside Solihull College this afternoon. Show More Summary
Could there be a sadder sight today than Nick Clegg, intervening on behalf of his now tiny ‘minor party’ in the Queen’s Speech debate? The Lib Dem leader is responding… Continue reading The post Will Nick Clegg’s response to the Queen’s Speech mean anything at all? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Away from the LAB leadership there’s been a bit of a buzz about today about Nick Clegg’s future with the extraordinary suggestion that he should be his party’s candidate for Mayor of London in the election next May. Although the final outcome last week was devastating for his party for the LDs he emerged, in […]