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Nick Clegg speech to Public Services Summit

Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today addressed the Guardian Public Services Summit.

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Vince Cable: Regional growth through banking deal

“The Government’s Regional Growth Fund has already proved extremely popular, so it is very welcome news that the Banks have now committed £1bn in equity funding to work along side the RGF."

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Simon Hughes: Oxford & Cambridge must widen access to charge higher fees

“Oxford and Cambridge will only be able allowed to charge fees above £6,000 if they make firm and measurable commitments to widening participation from all groups in society.”

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Campbell: Labour & SNP’s judgement in Megrahi case completely wrong

“The Labour government completely failed to take into account the horrific nature of the crime, the consequences and the sentence imposed when it took the view that it could assist the release of Mr Megrahi."

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Farron: Labour’s gift to the next generation was an economic crisis

“Under Labour, social mobility stalled, youth unemployment rose and educational inequality increased. As Liam Byrne said, they left us with no money and a toxic debt to clear."

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Nick Clegg: Building a New Economy

Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg today set out the Coalition Government's plans for a environmentally and economically sustainable future. His speech to a Carbon Capture and Storage plant in Rotherham can be read below.

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Reaction to the Government's Mental Health Strategy

Reaction to the Coalition Government's new strategy for mental health provision, announced by Nick Clegg and Paul Burstow this week, from charities and NGOs.

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Clegg and Burstow set out new Mental Health Strategy

Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, together with Care Services Minister Paul Burstow, today announced new plans to transform the mental health and well-being of the nation and ensure – for the first time – that mental health is given the same importance as the nation’s physical health.

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Stephen Williams: Ed Balls should leave his Never-neverland

Never land is a fictional place in the works of J. M. Barrie. Seemingly, this is where Ed Balls is
going and he should start supporting the plans to get this country back on it's feet.

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Tom Brake: Sanity and justice restored to British life

“Control orders are gone, 28 days detention without charge is gone, indiscriminate stop and search is gone and the abuse of anti-terror powers by councils to pursue petty offences is over."

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