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Nick Clegg to promise up to three new garden cities with 15000 homes each

Nick Clegg to promise up to three new garden cities with 15000 homes each

Deputy prime minister says government will invite bids from councils for new housing schemes. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 15, 2014 at 09:54

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Nick Clegg says he fully expected to lose debate with Nigel Farage

Nick Clegg says he fully expected to lose debate with Nigel Farage

Deputy PM does not ‘feel bruised’ by debate and says: ‘I wasn’t going to reverse 20 years of myth-making in two hours’. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 5, 2014 at 09:44

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Clegg blocks Cameron’s plan for windfarm cap

Clegg blocks Cameron’s plan for windfarm cap

Lib Dems claim leader rejected Tory proposal to limit the number of new onshore turbines. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 3, 2014 at 09:15

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Farage v Clegg – Ukip leader triumphs in second televised debate

Farage v Clegg – Ukip leader triumphs in second televised debate

Ukip leader judged to have beaten Liberal Democrat opposite number in head-to-head by 69% of those polled.

Nigel Farage triumphed in the second television debate on Europe by a clear-cut 69% to 31%, an instant poll showed, suggesting that a more emotional but often overscripted Nick Clegg failed to convince viewers that Ukip is selling the British people a “dangerous con” and a “fantasy”. More

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Scotland currency union with UK is not going to happen Nick Clegg states

Scotland currency union with UK is not going to happen Nick Clegg states

Anonymous minister who said currency union would eventually be agreed is ‘totally, plainly, utterly and flatly wrong’, says Clegg. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 1, 2014 at 09:27

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Nigel Farage’s victory in snap poll surprises political insiders

Nigel Farage’s victory in snap poll surprises political insiders

Clegg camp disappointed with first opinion polls but say the real win is having the debate and talking directly to voters. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 27, 2014 at 08:57

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Clegg v Farage: snap poll suggests firm Ukip win in head-to-head over Europe

Clegg v Farage: snap poll suggests firm Ukip win in head-to-head over Europe

Lib Dem deputy prime minister protests over anti-Europe scare stories; Ukip leader condemns EU support for Ukraine. Read more…

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Nick Clegg: 40p tax-rate critics are wrong

Nick Clegg: 40p tax-rate critics are wrong

Deputy prime minister says raising of personal tax allowance to £10,000 has not increased taxes for those in 40% bracket. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 19, 2014 at 09:02

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Prime minister pitches to families with childcare cash

Prime minister pitches to families with childcare cash

David Cameron and Nick Clegg are to offer up to £2,000 for each child to support working parents. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 18, 2014 at 08:12

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Nick Clegg hints at Crimea deal if Vladimir Putin ‘drops KGB mentality’

Nick Clegg hints at Crimea deal if Vladimir Putin ‘drops KGB mentality’

Deputy prime minister says Crimea is in different category from rest of Ukraine, and Russia has ‘pronounced imprint’ there. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 8, 2014 at 13:28

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