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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, […]

Miliband Slump

Here's how The Sunday Times reported the results of its own YouGov opinion poll which says that Ed Miliband's popularity ratings are even worse than this of Nick Clegg. Ouch is all I can say, because that has to hurt and in a sigh of...Show More Summary

Nick Clegg sweats it out on court against Cameron’s crony

On Friday, Mr S boarded the Thames cruiser the Silver Sturgeon to join TV presenter and former tennis pro Andrew Castle in welcoming heavy hitters Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg sweats it out on court against Cameron’s crony appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg sweats it out on court against Cameron’s crony

On Friday, Mr S boarded the Silver Sturgeon to join TV presenter and former tennis pro Andrew Castle in welcoming heavy hitters Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray back… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg sweats it out on court against Cameron’s crony appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Through the Floor

Shares in Ed Miliband are dropping through the floor according to a YouGov opinion poll reported here in The Scotsman. Ed is now breaking all records as his popularity rating fell to -55, worse than Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg and far behind Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron. Show More Summary

UK’s northern cities to receive major rail upgrades by 2025

The cross-Pennine links between Liverpool and Manchester, UK, will be electrified and journey times from Manchester to Leeds and Sheffield will be reduced by 2025, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has said.

It's Time to Consign the BBC to the Dustbin of History

On the latest edition of BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz the resident comedians were in vociferous form, homing in on David Cameron’s failure to join Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg in sporting a T-shirt bearing the legend: “This is what a feminist looks like”. Show More Summary

The Scottish Cringe

The news that Ed Miliband's opinion poll ratings have dropped below those of Nick Clegg has particular significance in Scotland, where the Labour Party's standing is also at an all time low. The Independent's cartoonist illustrates this...Show More Summary

Lynne Featherstone replaces Baker as Osborne mocks ‘conspiracy theorist’

Lynne Featherstone is to return to the Home Office to replace Norman Baker as Minister of State for Crime Prevention, Nick Clegg has announced. This is interesting because Damian Green… Continue reading The post Lynne Featherstone replaces Baker as Osborne mocks ‘conspiracy theorist’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Meet the two Americans set to steer the next general election

Washington, D.C. David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg – the obvious targets to blame for the disillusionment engulfing British politics. But let’s not forget the role of the Americans.… Continue reading The post Meet the two Americans set to steer the next general election appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

The Farage Paradox part II: Support for EU membership at highest level since 1991

Back in May, we pointed out the so-called 'Farage Paradox' - even as the party came first in the European elections in the UK and Farage himself was widely seen as having bested Nick Clegg in their TV debates, support for leaving the...Show More Summary

If David Cameron agrees to debate Nigel Farage, he's an idiot: there are no upsides

The main broadcasters have just announced their proposals for next year’s leadership debates, including a debate between David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Ed Miliband and Nigel Farage. And if Cameron agrees he should be sectioned. There is a golden rule with leadership debates. It’s this: “David Cameron must not, under any circumstances, debate Nigel Farage.” There’s [...]

Broadcasters Propose Three Leaders' Debates Including Farage

UK broadcasters have proposed a series of three leaders debates in the run up to the general election. They want to have one with just Ed Miliband and David Cameron, then a second with Nick Clegg as well, and a third with all three plus Nigel Farage. Show More Summary

Foolish Brits Bow to Muslims, May Stop Teaching ‘British Values’

Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, recently said that teaching British values to kids in British schools is bad because it might upset the Muslims that have been invading the Isles. This, folks, is how you commit suicide. As...Show More Summary

5 reasons to feel good about Britain

What with the threat of imminent catastrophe on multiple fronts, and Nick Clegg being Deputy Prime Minister, and whining cricketers complaining about their lot when they should be thanking their lucky stars for the chance to play cricket for a living, it is easy at the moment to get downhearted about Britain and its prospects. [...]

'Judge us on what we have delivered'

Nick Clegg has delivered his final conference speech before May's General Election - and it could be his final conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader. The conference in Glasgow has been awash with rumours of people who may replace...Show More Summary

Clegg risks splitting Lib Dems by hinting at new Tory deal

Alt Text: The Mole Far from quitting as some had predicted, Clegg even takes a swipe at Vince ‘Enemy of the Tories’ Cable Column The Mole Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 4:04pm Nick Clegg ended the party conference season by giving the clearest signal so far that he is ready to do a deal with David Cameron for another five-year term of office. Show More Summary

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