Last Updated: May 13 2010 - Able2Act

Biography for Nick Clegg

Title: Deputy Prime Minister (May 11, 2010 - ), Lord President of the Council and Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Organisation: UK Government
Date of Birth: 1967-01-07
Nationality: United Kingdom
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Powers to be switched after Scotland say ‘no’

Scotland’s decision to remain in the United Kingdom heralds the start of “top-to-toe” reforms that will transfer more powers to every part of the union, Nick Clegg has said.The “clamour” for greater autonomy fuelled by the referendum campaign means more ... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

More powers for the north over transport are on their way, says Clegg

19 . 09 . 14 Plans to give the north of England new transport powers will be unveiled within weeks, the deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has said – but he rejected the plans for ‘HS3’ between northern cities as unrealistically expensive.Ahead of today’s ... [Published Rail Technology Magazine - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Whitehall must give up powers - Clegg

The Scottish referendum has opened the door for more powers to be devolved across the UK, Nick Clegg has said. Mr Clegg said the "missing bit of the jigsaw" - England - must be addressed, having been governed in "an excessively centralised way" for too ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Even with Scotland on board, the UK is probably headed toward federalism

As part of their effort to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom, Tory Prime Minister David Cameron and his two fellow major party leaders, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (Liberal Democrats) and Ed Miliband (Labour), pledged to give Scotland's parliament ... [Published The Week Magazine - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Cameron: Scots have spoken

Reuters Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to members of the media in front of Number 10 Downing Street in London on September 19, 2014. Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond conceded defeat on Friday over his bid to win independence and ... [Published Independent on Saturday - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

English bodies may push for powers

With a package of extra powers set to be granted to Holyrood, a fresh constitutional battleground is set to open in England with cities and councils demanding greater freedom from Whitehall.Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said the next few years ... [Published The Scotsman - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 5 reports

Clegg: Referendum will spark constitutional reform across UK

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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Nick Clegg promises “radical” change

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has called for the delivery of a “radical package” of new powers for Scotland.The Liberal Democrat also pledged reform south of the border, as he welcomed the rejection of independence in the historic referendum.He said: ... [Published Press and Journal - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

The 'English question' answered: Scottish MPs to be barred from voting on English laws

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After the ballot: next steps

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Nick Clegg hits back at David Cameron claim RAF could bomb ISIS without consulting MPs

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VIDEO: Clegg: 'I'm not going to walk away' [Published BBC News Video - Politics - May 26 2014]
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