Mental Health Taskforce Announced The Deputy Prime Minister announces that he will establish and chair a new Mental Health Taskforce.
Get Kids Reading – Article by Nick Clegg The Deputy Prime Minister wrote a piece for the Sun on the importance of children’s literacy.
Popularity of Miliband and Clegg falls to lowest levels recorded by ICM poll Labour leader’s satisfaction rating slips from -25 to -39 and deputy prime minister’s falls 16 points to -37 from May to June.
Nick Clegg – China is ‘shackled to communist doctrine’ Downing Street distances itself from comments by the deputy prime minister as Li Keqiang travels to Windsor Castle.
Clegg: Britain may let US planes use its bases to target extremist forces in Iraq Deputy prime minister discusses possible UK support for ‘well-judged and well-targeted’ action by US.
Lib Dems pledge to protect education spending ‘from cradle to college’ Nick Clegg unveils Lib Dem manifesto pledge to ringfence education budgets for early years and older teenagers.
Water cannon won’t stop riots in London says Nick Clegg Deputy PM thinks London mayor is being ‘fanciful’ if he thinks lumbering, expensive secondhand equipment will stop disorder.
Nick Clegg pledges to rein in free schools after next election In a departure from coalition policy, the Lib Dems say they will describe a “core curriculum” and ban unqualified teachers.
Offenders caught with knife a second time could face six months in jail Conservative support for plan dismissed as ‘headline-grabbing’ by Nick Clegg shows distance between coalition partners.
Lib Dems want a new rule to cut debt as Nick Clegg outlines fiscal thinking Nick Clegg distances Lib Dems from Tory approach, pushing for leeway in borrowing for projects that enhance economic growth.