Nick Clegg


post 04 November 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Who is worrying about the investigatory powers draft bill?

Nick Clegg said he was suspicious of the much trailed Investigatory Powers Bill and would want to look very carefully under the bonnet.

post 23 September 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: where are the missing 6,000 Lib Dems?

Shoring up the party faithful, Tim Farron, new Lib Dem leader, promised that "20,000 new members had joined" since May. FactCheck's been trying to find them.

article 31 May 2015 UK, Russia
Russia blacklist: EU criticises 'unjustified' travel ban

Nick Clegg is among 89 European Union politicians and other senior figures who have been banned from entering Russia, according to a confidential Russian "stop list".

post 27 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Queen's Speech: a Tory 'kaleidoscope' government's programme

Former minister Simon Burns said it was a joy to be in office in a Tory kaleidoscope government. It was through, he said, a kaleidoscope that all was blue and blessedly without yellow, purple or red.

post 08 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Three party leaders resign within 90 minutes

Three party leaders have now resigned within an hour and a half, but Ed Miliband's must be the biggest emotional shock to the individual concerned.

post 07 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog If that exit poll is right...

If the exit poll is right, the Tories will have lost something like only 10 seats or so to Labour. And as the results come in we may find they may have pinched some off Labour.

post 06 May 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Election 2015: how will seven-party politics work?

Unless the polls are criminally inaccurate, a majority government is impossible. So the choice facing people as they put their crosses on the ballot paper is like a proxy vote.

article 05 May 2015 UK
From Beirut to Brixton: war photographer on election trail

American photojournalist Stanley Greene has documented conflict, violence and human disasters across the world for over 25 years. Channel 4 News asked him to capture the battle for Number 10.

post 27 April 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog General election 2015: David Cameron pumps it up

David Cameron has done another very psyched up outing to convince anyone who doubted it that he is desperately keen to carry on in the job.