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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions 5 Dec 2016

    Last Thursday, I met Jenny Hockey, a 70-year-old retired sociology lecturer who was, extraordinarily, arrested on 17 November as part of a council-directed dawn raid to chop down six trees on her street, with the assistance of 12 officers from South Yorkshire police against—it now turns out—the views of the local police and crime commissioner. What assurances can the Home...
  • Article 50 7 Nov 2016

    Is the Secretary of State aware that the Governments of the day, of different political persuasions, published White Papers on their negotiating priorities ahead of the Amsterdam treaty, the Nice treaty, the constitutional treaty and the Lisbon treaty, and that Maastricht treaty negotiations were preceded by two whole days of debate under John Major’s Government and a vote in this...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield, Hallam

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

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

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) (since 29 Oct 2016)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International trade) (since 29 Oct 2016)

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 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Nick Clegg’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — above 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 27.42% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 706 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 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)
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)
26 September 2016, received £30,800 for delivering a speech and participating in a discussion forum for MCI Amsterdam, Schipluidenlaan 4, 1062 HE, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Hours: 14 hrs (including travel and preparation time). (Registered 27 October 2016)
Payments from the Evening Standard, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
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)
29 September 2016, received £350 for writing a column. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 October 2016; updated 27 October 2016)
13 October 2016, received £700 for writing two columns. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 27 October 2016)
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)
Payments from Penguin Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA, via Georgina Capel Associates Ltd (entertainment agency), 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:
19 July 2016, £41,000 advance instalment for book. £16,400 of this amount was paid to Open Reason. Hours: approx. 480 hrs to date. (Registered 18 August 2016; updated 31 August 2016)
26 September 2016, £20,500 second advance instalment for book. £8,200 of this amount was paid to Open Reason. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 October 2016)
21 October 2016, received £15,000 from Hat Trick Productions Ltd, 33 Oval Road, London SW1 7EA, for guest presenting Have I Got News for You. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 27 October 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 donated to Open Reason (see category 8 below)

Date received: 26 September 2016

Date accepted: 26 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 October 2016)
Name of donor: Alexia Adrianopoulous
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 donated to Open Reason (see category 8 below)

Date received: 28 September 2016

Date accepted: 28 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 October 2016)
Name of donor: Adam Knight
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500 donated to Open Reason (see category 8 below)

Date received: 23 September 2016

Date accepted: 23 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 November 2016)
Name of donor: CRU Publishing Ltd
Address of donor: 5th Floor, Charles House, 108-110 Finchley Road, London NW3 5JJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 donated to Open Reason (see category 8 below)

Date received: 14 October 2016

Date accepted: 14 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02504047

(Registered 16 November 2016)
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)
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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