Great line from Nick Clegg in his monthly press conference … It damages people’s faith in the system when parties make promises that are unachieveable says @nick_clegg on Tories immigration target. — Lib Dem Press Office (@LibDemPress) November 24, 2014 … if he wasn’t, errr … … the bloke who famously apologised for making a promise he […]
Having announced he is quitting the Commons, Lib Dem MP Jeremy Browne has taken to Twitter to complain about the lack of a suitable message from Nick Clegg: The Prime Minister just told me that he was sorry I'm standing down. First party leader to say that to me since I announced it. Appreciated. — Jeremy Browne […]
Those who can’t wait to see Nick Clegg booted out of his (Whitehall) office next May could be getting an early sneak preview — but only if a Sheffield planning application gets the go ahead. Proposals for the “Demolition of existing buildings and erection of building to form 4 self contained apartments” at the site […]
With Ed Miliband slammed for not preparing a hand-written note on a WWI memorial poppy wreath — before it subsequently emerged that David Cameron was the only dignitary to have signed his ‘from’ card — this is a VERY awkward quote from Poppy Scotland: “Our normal procedure is that we would just send the cards directly […]
If the deputy prime minister fancies some retail therapy to distract himself from dire personal ratings, perhaps he should steer clear of online shopping. Nick Clegg’s cardboard equivalent has been given the lowest rating by a majority of reviewers on Amazon.co.uk. Apparently it’s a bit flimsy: “I tried to stand this up outside my local […]
A top Liberal Democrat boasted that Nick Clegg had offered Mike Hancock the “best deal possible” by allowing him to remain a full member of Portsmouth Lib Dems — despite growing evidence that he sexually exploited a vulnerable constituent, an exiled party member has claimed. Portsmouth councillor Eleanor Scott, who quit the party over the Hancock scandal and […]
Clegg finally calls for reform of hated Bedroom Tax But victim with illness confronted him nearly year ago Used small ‘spare’ bedroom to store oxygen concentrators Just watch him trying to weasel his way out of it on the detail by asking her about Discretionary Housing Payments — which she had already been refused.
Having ignored concrete evidence that Portsmouth Lib Dems were helping Mike Hancock’s campaign even after his behaviour was exposed, Nick Clegg and party president Tim Farron have finally stuck their heads above the parapet — promising a “review” which will examine “inappropriate behaviour” as well as wider allegations of bullying under the now deposed Lib Dem regime on […]