Nicholas Clegg

The Deputy Prime Minister

Sheffield, Hallam Liberal Democrat

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How Nicholas Clegg voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Nicholas Clegg hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Cornwall Local Enterprise Partnership 10 Feb 2015

    The Government have already devolved powers and responsibilities to the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly local enterprise partnership through the growth deal, which was agreed last summer and extended just two weeks ago. It will mean that around 60 million is invested in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, including in a range of infrastructure investments in the area. In Truro, that will mean...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Cornwall Local Enterprise Partnership 10 Feb 2015

    I strongly agree with my hon. Friend that it is essential that we get clarity as soon as possible on the use of the European structural investment funds through the so-called operational programmes. She may be aware that there has been lots of to-ing and fro-ing between the Government and the European Commission to ensure that the operational programmes are agreed as soon as possible. We are...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Cornwall Local Enterprise Partnership 10 Feb 2015

    As much as my hon. Friend points the finger of blame, it is pointed not so much at Departments in Whitehall but at the European Commission, which appears to struggle with the idea that there can be lots of different intermediate bodies within the United Kingdom. As he knows, London already has intermediate status. We have found it very difficult to persuade the European Commission to grant...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield, Hallam

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Transport
  • Departments: Legislation
  • Prisons
  • Departments: Databases
  • Criminal Offences
  • Identity Cards

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
  • Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office)
  • The Deputy Prime Minister
  • Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Other offices held in the past

  • Leader of the Liberal Democrats (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Party Leader (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs, Home Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (5 Mar 2006 to 18 Dec 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2005 to 20 May 2008)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (29 Nov 2005 to 19 May 2008)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2005 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2005 to 25 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 19 Oct 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 3 Mar 2006)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 21.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 37 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 675 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Anthony J Ullmann
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Twenty donations of £1,500 per month, ending on 30 May 2015; £30,000 in total
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 27 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Jerry Cheung
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Anthony J Ullmann
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Muhammad Zahur
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 21 October 2014)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Nicholas Clegg
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 8 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 8 August 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 3 September 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Muhammad Zahur
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 8 August 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 8 August 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 3 September 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Neil Sherlock
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 14 January 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 14 January 2015
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 26 January 2015)
(b) Name of donor: Richard Reed
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500
(b) Date of receipt: 14 January 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: 14 January 2015
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 26 January 2015)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: National Liberal Club
Address of donor: Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: honorary life membership as Leader of the Liberal Democrat Party; value £560 pa plus £280 entrance fee.
Date of receipt of donation: 27 February 2008
Date of acceptance of donation: 27 February 2008
Donor status: friendly society
(Registered 10 June 2010)

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