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About Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg served as Deputy Prime Minister in Britain’s first postwar Coalition government from 2010 to 2015 and as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2007 to 2015. He is MP for Sheffield Hallam, and was previously a Member of the European Parliament. He is currently the Liberal Democrats’ Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade.

Articles by Nick Clegg

This week's editor

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Something's rotten in the United Kingdom – what do we do about our democracy?

Our political system is ailing: the Brexit revolution showed how susceptible it is to elite takeover, how it is designed to ignore the hopes of the young, and how it fails to provide its public with genuine political options. 

Brexit: the British élitist revolution

Nick Clegg speaking at 'Brexit and the Political Crash', The Convention in London: “It is a curiously British élitist revolution and we need to understand what it is.” Keynote speech.

A historic chance to renew our politics

In a guest post, Nick Clegg, leader of the UK Liberal Democrats, sets out his plans for political and democratic reform ahead of the election on Thursday.

Don't mention the war. Grow up.

The Liberal Democrat leader wrote this article for the Guardian in 2002. It is now being used against him by a hysterically melancholic tabloid press in Britain. We are proud to republish it.
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