"Liberal Democrats made the correct judgement last month to be influential partners in a majority coalition, rather than be marginalised opponents of a minority Government entirely implementing Conservative policies," the Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader said.
Improving the life chances of children has always been central to Nick Clegg's beliefs. The new taskforce, which includes Liberal Democrat education minister Sarah Teather, will look at ways in which the Coalition Government can make a real difference to children's lives.
Lord Dholakia has been re-elected unopposed as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords.
Simon Hughes has been elected as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats this evening following a ballot of MPs.
In his first speech to Parliament as Deputy Prime Minister, Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg today outlined his radical plans for political reform.
The Liberal Democrats have recently announced the addition of nine new Peers appointed to the House of Lords.
The Coalition Government today announced that ID cards are to be scrapped for British citizens within 100 days.
Vince Cable has stood down as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats in order to concentrate on his role as Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.
A large number of Liberal Democrat policies were announced in today’s Queen’s Speech, including the party’s major priorities: fair taxes, a fair start for children, a green and sustainable economy, and a comprehensive clean up of politics.
Today Nick Clegg Leader of the Liberal Democrats gave his first official speech as Deputy Prime Minister on constitutional reform and the 'New Politics'.