Nick Clegg

Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote
Ed Miliband
In Depth

Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote

Polls suggest the election is too close to call as leaders of the main parties rush around the country
6 May 2015
PR back on the agenda as post- electoral depression looms
The Mole
In Depth

PR back on the agenda as post- electoral depression looms

Is it fair, asks Lord O’Donnell, that Ukip and the Greens will win lots of votes and very few seats?
6 May 2015
Is Clegg tempted to side with Miliband in new coalition?
The Mole
In Depth

Is Clegg tempted to side with Miliband in new coalition?

Lib Dems would lend ‘legitimacy’ because Labour would not be dependent wholly on SNP
5 May 2015
The Croydon conundrum: has Ashcroft got it wrong again?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

The Croydon conundrum: has Ashcroft got it wrong again?

Poll shows sudden rise in Tory fortunes quite at odds with general swing to Labour in the capital
5 May 2015
Dave is winner on the night but Ed's ahead in new polls
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Dave is winner on the night but Ed's ahead in new polls

To general incredulity, both party leaders said they could still win overall majorities. Think again
1 May 2015
Final nail in the coffin of Tory-Lib Dem coalition?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Final nail in the coffin of Tory-Lib Dem coalition?

New polling shows Clegg could lose Sheffield seat - with a little help from Ronnie O’Sullivan
30 Apr 2015
16 days left: four new polls give little hope to Tories
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

16 days left: four new polls give little hope to Tories

Polling average still has parties neck-and-neck which is unlikely to keep Cameron in Downing Street
21 Apr 2015
‘No party is telling the truth about crisis facing NHS’
The Mole
In Depth

‘No party is telling the truth about crisis facing NHS’

Former chief Sir David Nicholson says the dire state of the NHS will become apparent this autumn
16 Apr 2015
Lib Dem wipeout predicted in southwest ‘heartland’
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Lib Dem wipeout predicted in southwest ‘heartland’

Clegg’s coalition dreams in tatters if ComRes poll proves accurate and party is reduced to 19 MPs
16 Apr 2015
Touchy old Lib Dem backers could hold key to election
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Touchy old Lib Dem backers could hold key to election

Many who voted for Clegg’s party in 2010 still don't know what to do now – and it could decisive
15 Apr 2015
Polls give Dave and Ed a tie but Nicola nicks top spot
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Polls give Dave and Ed a tie but Nicola nicks top spot

Meanwhile new YouGov poll gives Tories 37% - the vote share they achieved at the 2010 election
3 Apr 2015
Clegg’s potential defeat puts kibosh on another coalition
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Clegg’s potential defeat puts kibosh on another coalition

New polling puts Clegg’s political career at risk – and threatens chance of second coalition with Tories
2 Apr 2015
DON BRIND: Tories have their backs to the walls
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Tories have their backs to the walls

Despite one encouraging poll, Cameron launches his campaign with the numbers refusing to add up
30 Mar 2015
Cameron gets his way as TV debates finally fixed
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In Depth

Cameron gets his way as TV debates finally fixed

Four televised events okayed - and PM gets away with his plan to evade face-to-face with Miliband
22 Mar 2015
Is Cameron-Clegg coalition really doomed to extinction?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Is Cameron-Clegg coalition really doomed to extinction?

One prediction says it’s curtains – but Peter Kellner of YouGov says they have a chance of a comeback
17 Mar 2015
Lib Dems wish Ibrahim Taguri would just go away
The Mole
In Depth

Lib Dems wish Ibrahim Taguri would just go away

Candidate resigns from party in wake of dodgy donor sting - but still wants to stand as independent
12 Mar 2015
Stonewall Cameron: how they're taking PM's TV refusal
David Cameron arrives at EU summit in Brussels
In Depth

Stonewall Cameron: how they're taking PM's TV refusal

Cameron's ultimatum has not gone down well – given how keen he was to debate in 2010
6 Mar 2015
Cameron 'failed spectacularly' at cutting migration
David Cameron
In Depth

Cameron 'failed spectacularly' at cutting migration

Latest figures show net migration has increased, despite Tory pledge to slash numbers before general election
26 Feb 2015
Curse of Clegg strikes again as childcare costs surge
The Mole
In Depth

Curse of Clegg strikes again as childcare costs surge

Lib Dem leader blamed for nursery charges rising to average £6,000 - among highest in the West
19 Feb 2015
DON BRIND: Ashcroft forced to apologise
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Ashcroft forced to apologise

Lord Ashcroft forced to apologise: Ed Miliband gets a break – he’s actually miles ahead in Doncaster
8 Feb 2015
Lab-Lib Dem coalition ‘could work’ - without Clegg
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Lab-Lib Dem coalition ‘could work’ - without Clegg

Latest thinking is that Clegg will quit rather than deal with Labour – if he’s not ousted by Sheffield voters first
6 Feb 2015
TV debates: will Cameron relent? Will anyone watch?
The Mole
In Depth

TV debates: will Cameron relent? Will anyone watch?

The leader of the Greens – and of the SNP and Plaid Cymru - are now invited: it’s looking like a farce
23 Jan 2015
'Zero suicide' goal: Nick Clegg says NHS must act
Nick Clegg
In Brief

'Zero suicide' goal: Nick Clegg says NHS must act

Deputy prime minister argues that suicide is 'not inevitable' and calls for a nationwide action plan
19 Jan 2015
ELECTION 2015: Cameron stance 'unacceptable'
The Mole
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: Cameron stance 'unacceptable'

Miliband, Clegg and Farage find an issue they’re agreed on: but shouldn't they be backing Natalie?
14 Jan 2015
‘Empty chair’ threat to PM if he won’t join TV debates
The Mole
In Depth

‘Empty chair’ threat to PM if he won’t join TV debates

Cameron accused of ‘chickening out’ of TV debates because he fears Farage’s impact on Tory voters
9 Jan 2015
Clegg knocks Tory policy but refuses to give up the limo
The Mole
In Depth

Clegg knocks Tory policy but refuses to give up the limo

Coalition will stay in place until election day despite Lib Dems’ distaste for Osborne’s measures
6 Jan 2015
Who would you rather be this Xmas: Ed, Dave, Nick or Nige?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Who would you rather be this Xmas: Ed, Dave, Nick or Nige?

Sudden slump in voter 'satisfaction' with Ukip's Nigel Farage offers Cameron a ray of hope
19 Dec 2014
Grim prediction for Lib Dems makes new coalition less likely
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Grim prediction for Lib Dems makes new coalition less likely

Clegg’s MPs are not as popular as they think - study suggests fewer than 20 will survive election
9 Dec 2014
OSBORNE: Chancellor loses rag over BBC 'nonsense'
BBC Broadcasting House
In Depth

OSBORNE: Chancellor loses rag over BBC 'nonsense'

And Clegg’s absence suggests there may be no second coalition if Tories can pull off election victory
4 Dec 2014
Spend, spend, spend: George Osborne’s big cover-up
The Mole
In Depth

Spend, spend, spend: George Osborne’s big cover-up

Cash for NHS and roads masks bad news on borrowing (and it’s odd how many roads serve coalition seats)
1 Dec 2014
Nigel Farage shock: he could miss out on becoming an MP
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In Depth

Nigel Farage shock: he could miss out on becoming an MP

New polling by Lord Ashcroft holds warnings not only for Miliband, but for Clegg and Farage too
27 Nov 2014
THE MOLE: Why Clegg is accused of hypocrisy
The Mole
In Depth

THE MOLE: Why Clegg is accused of hypocrisy

Lib Dem leader’s FT article underlines hardening attitude in Westminster to migrants claiming welfare
26 Nov 2014
Recall of MPs: where should we draw the line on sacking MPs?
Zac Goldsmith MP
In Depth

Recall of MPs: where should we draw the line on sacking MPs?

Zac Goldsmith challenges 'shabby pretence at reform' but Commons rejects his alternative recall plan
28 Oct 2014
UK: Farage to join the big debate
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In Depth

UK: Farage to join the big debate

Broadcasters announce change to TV debate format, angering the Lib Dems, the Green Party and the SNP
13 Oct 2014
Clegg risks splitting Lib Dems by hinting at new Tory deal
The Mole
In Depth

Clegg risks splitting Lib Dems by hinting at new Tory deal

Far from quitting as some had predicted, Clegg even takes a swipe at Vince ‘Enemy of the Tories’ Cable
8 Oct 2014
Nick Clegg puts mental health 'at the heart' of manifesto
 Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg
In Brief

Nick Clegg puts mental health 'at the heart' of manifesto

The Lib Dems say they will introduce targets and increase funding for mental health care – but is it enough?
8 Oct 2014
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