Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg is the Deputy Prime Minister and the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party.

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The Liberal Democrats leader says efforts need to be focused on cracking down on the criminal gangs

Nick Clegg: We should to go to war on drugs, not on addicts

It is clear we are not winning

Nick Clegg delivers a speech on employment at Colchester Town Hall last month

With immigration and jobs, it pays to always stick to the facts

We must keep our foot on the pedal; youth unemployment won't come down on its own

Nick Clegg: Nigel Farage has modern justice - and my position on Andrew Symeou - all wrong

But I do believe strongly in the European Arrest Warrant

Nick Clegg: Only the Liberal Democrats are prepared to stand up for Britain's place in Europe

If Ukip wins, it could wreck the recovery and destroy British jobs

Shock and awe: The US-led raid on Baghdad on 21 March 2003 that launched the Iraq war

If Iraq taught us anything, it's this...

Only when four vital tests have been met should we intervene in another state's affairs, but we can always help other than with arms

So far 233 MPs have come out in favour of gay marriage

These equal marriage reforms are historic, because in 21st century Britain the meaning of family goes beyond man, woman and child

The Deputy Prime Minister hails the historic social reform announced today

Witnesses: Nick Clegg with some sixth-form students at Auschwitz last week

Nick Clegg: Those who know of war argue most forcefully for peace

The Deputy Prime Minister returns from Auschwitz-Birkenau convinced of the moral value of an ambitious educational scheme

Nick Clegg: Chamber is affront to democracy

As you read this I am with statesmen and dignitaries from more than 100 countries at the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. There are leaders from countries with a wide range of different democratic systems and almost overwhelmingly they are united by one belief: that the people who make the laws should be elected.

Army deserters in Syria, which is a prime market for Russian arms

Nick Clegg: We can lead from the front in disarming

Our example as well as diplomacy will make the world safer

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