Nick Clegg statement on the death of Richard Livsey

“Richard was a kind and thoughtful man who was respected by both constituents and colleagues of all parties."

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Nick Clegg: Our welfare system is broken

One of my predecessors as party leader, Jo Grimond, argued 30 years ago that a centralised, bureaucratic "welfare State", treating people as passive recipients of benefits, had to be replaced by a "welfare society", in which people engaged as active citizens in promoting their own welfare, and the welfare of others. This vision is long overdue.

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Nick Clegg: Fixed term parliaments will have a profound effect

“Establishing parliaments of fixed-terms is a straightforward, but fundamental, change in our politics. It is a simple constitutional innovation, but one that will have a profound effect.”

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Cable: Hooper paints clear picture of way forward for Royal Mail

“We are committed to finding a solution that ensures a sustainable future for Royal Mail, value for money for the taxpayer and a stake in the company for its employees."

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Bruce: Mixing up Royal Mail rescue with Post Office future irresponsible

“The SNP is scaremongering as usual. The Hooper review makes it clear that Royal Mail is in dire straits and we need to sort it out. If we sat back and did nothing, as the SNP would clearly prefer, the vital services Royal Mail provide would disintegrate." Read more
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Teather: Coalition is committed to ending child detention

Sarah Teather today reasserted the Coalition's commitment to end child detention.

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Nick Clegg speech: Horizon shift

"It falls to our political generation – and to this generation as a whole - to take the necessary steps now for a better, fairer future. Reform and change today is necessary if we want mobility and prosperity tomorrow. That’s the horizon shift we need. That’s what the Coalition Government is about."

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Nick Clegg visits Afghanistan and Pakistan

"The coalition government is committed to playing our part to helping ensure that the region has a peaceful and prosperous future," Nick Clegg said after his visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Rise in obesity operations shows Labour failed on public health

"Over the last 13 years we've become the country with the highest rate of obesity in the whole of Europe," says Paul Burstow.

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Corus deal will get Teesside's heart beating again, says Swales

A deal to sell the Teesside Corus steel plant, which was mothballed earlier this year threatening more than 1,000 jobs, has been struck.

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