Nick Clegg

MP, Sheffield, Hallam

Sheffield, Hallam Liberal Democrat

Nick Clegg campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Nick Clegg’s voting in Parliament

Nick Clegg is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

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  • Nick Clegg consistently voted for university tuition fees, while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Outcome of the EU Referendum 27 Jun 2016

    I would like to add my thanks to the Prime Minister for his service to the nation as the Prime Minister of a stable, successful coalition Government for five years. Throughout that time, there were many things that he and I disagreed on, but I always appreciated his civility, his good humour—on display here again today—and his ability, which is rare in politics, to see politics...
  • EU Membership: Economic Benefits 15 Jun 2016

    I am grateful to be following the right hon. Member for Wokingham (John Redwood) because he is widely considered to be one of the more erudite spokesmen for the Brexit campaign. I waited with bated breath for a cogent, coherent and practical economic analysis of why Britain’s economy would thrive out of the single market. Instead we got this curious mix of fantasy and naivety, which I...
  • EU Membership: Economic Benefits 15 Jun 2016

    Being called “off beam” by the hon. Gentleman is quite something. He and I share a passion for Sheffield, however, so I shall put that aside for a minute. In the economy of this country, 78% of GDP is generated by services. Services are barely affected by taxes, tariffs and levies, but British lawyers, British engineers, British architects and British creative industries trying to...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield, Hallam

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (26 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Deputy Prime Minister (11 May 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office) (11 May 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • Leader of the Liberal Democrats (18 Dec 2007 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (5 Mar 2006 to 18 Dec 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (29 Nov 2005 to 19 May 2008)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2005 to 25 Mar 2008)
  • 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 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Nick Clegg’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 28.04% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 38 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.
  • 197 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nick Clegg’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 704 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from News Presenters Ltd, 17 Wheeler Avenue, Oxted RH8 9LF. I have consulted ACoBA about these appointments. (Registered 29 September 2015)
24 August 2015, received £22,000 for speaking at an event for PepsiCo, 700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, New York 10577-1444, USA. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 September 2015)
11 February 2016, received £10,560 for delivering a key note speech with Q & A for King and Wood Mallesons (law firm), 10 Queen St Pl, London EC4R 1BE. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 March 2016)
23 February 2016, received £36,660 for addressing Barclays, 1 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5RB, as part of their 'Referendum Speaker Series'. Hours: 5.25 hrs. (Registered 08 March 2016)
Payments from the Evening Standard, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
1 October 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2015)
15 October 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2015)
29 October 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 November 2015)
12 November 2015, received £750 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2015)
27 November 2015, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2015)
10 December 2015, received £1,000 for writing two columns. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 15 December 2015)
8 January 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 08 February 2016)
21 January 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 08 February 2016)
4 February 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 08 March 2016)
4 March 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2016)
17 March 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2016)
31 March 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2016)
29 April 2016, received £500 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2016)
26 May 2016, received £350 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2016)
13 June 2016, received £700 for writing two columns. Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 22 June 2016)
24 June 2016, received £420 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 July 2016)
12 November 2015, received £310 from Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, for an article in the Guardian. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2015)
2 December 2015, received £22,500 from Goldman Sachs International, Peterborough Court, 133 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2BB via News Presenters Ltd, 17 Wheeler Avenue, Oxted RH8 9LF, for delivering a keynote speech and moderating a Q&A over dinner. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2016)
21 April 2016, received £30,000 from Frederik Paulsen [private address], for delivering a speech and participating in a roundtable debate in Geneva. Hours: 6 hrs. Frederik Paulsen also paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 17 May 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Virgin Group Holdings Ltd
Address of donor: Craigmuir Chambers, PO Box 71, Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,965 as a grant to support Open Reason's work on international drug policy (see category 8 below)

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company (non-UK registered)

(Registered 09 November 2015)
Name of donor: Resolution Trust
Address of donor: 2 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £100,000 as a grant to assist the formation of Open Reason (see category 8 below)

Date received: 6 November 2015

Date accepted: 6 November 2015

Donor status: charity, registration 1123128

(Registered 09 November 2015)
Name of donor: Open Society Institute (FOSI)
Address of donor: Oktober 6. u. 12, H-1051, Budapest, Hungary

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,965 as a grant to support Open Reason's work on international drug policy (see category 8 below)

Date received: 9 November 2015

Date accepted: 9 November 2015

Donor status: other

(Registered 09 November 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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 of the National Liberal Club; value for 2015-16: £770

Date of receipt of donation: 27 February 2008

Date of acceptance of donation: 27 February 2008

Donor status: friendly society

(Registered 10 June 2010; updated 26 July 2016)
Name of donor: The Football Association
Address of donor: Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London SW1P 3EQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 5 tickets to the FA Cup Final, with hospitality, at an approximate value of £1,358.

Date received: 21 May 2015

Date accepted: 21 May 2015

Donor status: company, registration 77797

(Registered 29 September 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Global Commission on Drug Policy
Address of donor: Rua Conde de Irajá, 370/3o andar, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil, CEP 22271-020

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £784, accommodation £265, other travel costs £122, per diems £182.03; total approx. value £1,353.03

Destination of visit: Rabat, Morocco

Date of visit: 3-5 October 2015

Purpose of visit: attended the Global Commission on Drug Policy Plenary Meeting.

(Registered 06 January 2016)
Name of donor: Global Commission on Drug Policy
Address of donor: Rua Conde de Irajá, 370/3o andar, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brasil, CEP 22271-020

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £5,280, accommodation £890, per diems £417; total approx. value £6,587

Destination of visit: New York

Date of visit: 19-22 April 2016

Purpose of visit: attendance and participation in the Global Commission on Drug Policy Plenary Session, as part of the UN Session of the General Assembly 2016.

(Registered 28 June 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 September 2015, sole member and director of Open Reason; a non-profit limited company (previously dormant) from which I derive no income, set up to support me in my role as former Deputy Prime Minister and to promote non-partisan evidence-based policy, both in the UK and internationally. (Registered 22 October 2015; updated 9 November 2015)
From 2 November 2015, unremunerated post as a commissioner for the Global Commission on Drugs Policy. (Registered 14 December 2015)

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