Nick Clegg

The Princess generation needs to grow up

18 July 2017 12:27

I never dreamed I’d see the day when I agreed with Miriam González Durántez – such a snob that she…

What slim majority? Nick Clegg heads to Hay Festival

26 May 2017 15:25

With a slim majority of just over 2,000 to defend, Nick Clegg has his work cut out holding onto Sheffield…

Sunday political interviews round-up

19 March 2017 19:03

Tim Farron’s fearsome foursome: May, Le Pen, Trump, Putin What can Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, do to get…

Nick Clegg loses his enthusiasm for a Lib Dem rebrand

4 December 2016 14:36

In 2011, when the Liberal Democrats’ poll ratings had fallen to 10 per cent, Nick Clegg ordered a rebranding exercise, even looking at…

George Osborne cashes in on Brexit

4 November 2016 9:20

Things are looking up for George Osborne. Not only have bookies slashed his odds of making a political comeback, the…

David Davis, parliamentary poacher turned executive gamekeeper

10 October 2016 18:23

David Davis batted away demands for parliament to be given a vote on the timing of Article 50 or the…

Listen: Liam Fox savages Nick Clegg at Tory conference

2 October 2016 23:30

On Sunday afternoon both Boris Johnson and David Davis gave speeches on Brexit in the main hall at Conservative conference.…

Liam Fox doesn’t have a job – he just doesn’t know it yet, says Nick Clegg

13 September 2016 15:47

Given the fragile egos of Theresa May’s three Brexiteers — Boris Johnson, Liam Fox and David Davis — Mr S…

Nick Clegg blames ‘disrespectful’ Gove for Queen backs Brexit story

7 August 2016 11:33

Now that Michael Gove has returned to the backbenches, the former Justice Secretary can take heart that his new role…

Nick Clegg issues a Brexit warning

27 July 2016 9:53

Real earnings have fallen by 10.4 pc since the credit crunch began in 2007 says the Guardian – making Britain equal…

Is the man who gave us fixed term parliaments now trying to do away with them?

27 June 2016 15:27

Nick Clegg has written an interesting column for the Evening Standard today about the referendum result. You will not be…

Watch: The Spectator’s Brexit debate

28 April 2016 15:54

In the largest event in The Spectator’s 188-year history, 2,200 people packed into the Palladium this week to watch our…

Leave wins the Spectator Brexit debate at the London Palladium

26 April 2016 18:47

It was the largest debate in The Spectator’s history: we sold out the 2,200-seat London Palladium for our debate on whether Britain should…

Watch: Dennis Skinner takes a pop at Nick Clegg – ‘what on earth was the Queen doing confiding in him?’

14 March 2016 17:05

Today’s Mail claims that Michael Gove is ‘clinging to office’ as a result of accusations that he was the source of…

Do as I say (not as I do): Nick Clegg’s Privy Council double standards

14 March 2016 12:43

Last week the Sun roused anger after they ran a front page claiming that the Queen backs Brexit. The paper…

Was Michael Gove present at the Queen’s ‘Brexit’ lunch?

9 March 2016 9:48

Today’s Sun claims on its front page that the Queen backs Brexit. The paper reports that the Queen clashed with…

Nick Clegg visited dogging site during his time as deputy PM

4 March 2016 9:50

With Nick Clegg now a mere backbencher, his former staff appear to no longer feel the need to protect the…

In-campaign reveal their secret weapon: iPlayer, abroad

19 January 2016 17:33

Although David Cameron is said to be planning to scare the nation into staying in the EU, others in the in-camp…

Miriam González Durántez’s Theresa May interview misses the mark on Today

30 December 2015 11:55

This week the Today show is being edited by a selection of guests including Sir Bradley Wiggins, Lord Browne and the…

Is John Humphrys turning into a ‘patronising old duffer’?

22 December 2015 11:57

This morning Today show presenters Justin Webb and John Humphrys found themselves under fire after they listed the guest editors that…

Even a ‘Never Kissed a Tory’ t-shirt wouldn’t have helped Nick Clegg during PMQs

14 October 2015 12:15

There are only two occasions in my life where I have had lengthy, in-depth debates about where grown adults should…

Nick Clegg reveals his biggest coalition regret (and it isn’t tuition fees)

14 October 2015 9:53

It’s fair to say that during Nick Clegg’s time in the coalition, the former deputy Prime Minister appeared to make a…

Sorry Corbyn, Nick Clegg is the expert on snubbing the Queen – not you

8 October 2015 13:03

Today Jeremy Corbyn has cancelled his attendance at what would have been his first meeting of the Queen’s Privy Council…

Tim Farron tells Lib Dems to roll up their sleeves and prepare for government

23 September 2015 8:44

The Liberal Democrats’ autumn conference rolls to a close today with Tim Farron’s keynote address. In light of the party’s…

Labour should learn from Nick Clegg on how to deal with its history

21 September 2015 18:50

Nick Clegg has stepped back into the limelight today and he’s been pretty chirpy about his party’s time in government…