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Nicholas William Peter Clegg is the British Liberal Democrat Leader since 2007 and currently the Deputy Prime Minister and Lord President of the Council in the coalition government of which David Cameron is the Prime Minister.

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Negative rating among Liberal Democrats

According to a September 2012 poll for Sky News, Nick Clegg has a bad approval rating among his own party's supporters. The Ipsos/Mori poll commissioned by Sky shows that Clegg has a rating of -43 among Liberal Democrats. The rating is lower than David Cameron's -24 and Ed Miliband's -9.

Nick Clegg in News

Deputy PM of UK, Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg Visits P.D. Hinduja Hospital
Deputy Prime Minister of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg, MP along with The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change - Rt. Hon. Ed Davey, MP visited P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center in Mumbai today. During the 3-day visit in India, the 50-member delegation led by Mr

Cameron and Clegg renew committment to coalition
UK PM David Cameron and Deputy PM Nick Clegg announce 9.4 billion pound packages at an event in Smethwick. They say that coalition will last till general elections in 2015.

70 Tory Rebels release letter opposing House of Lords reform
Coalition Government in UK is likely to face its first major defeat, as over 70 Tory rebels are opposing the House of Lords reform

London's Big Ben tower to be renamed after Queen Elizabeth
One of Britain's best-known landmarks, the tower housing Big Ben is going to be renamed 'The Elizabeth Tower' in honour of the Queen's six decades on the throne.

UK Cabinet members worth 70 million pounds
The UK Cabinet is almost worth 70 million pounds, according to a new analysis that estimates the combined wealth of the members.

'Furious' China warns UK of 'serious consequences' over private meeting with Dalai Lama
China has warned British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg of 'serious consequences' for the UK after they had a private meeting with spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

China lodges representation over David Cameron-Dalai meeting
China on Tuesday voiced strong indignation and stern objection to British Prime Minister David Cameron's meeting with the Dalai Lama, and lodged representation to Britain.

Local elections rout adds pressure on British PM Cameron's coalition
British Prime Minister David Cameron has come under pressure following his party's heavy defeat in the UK Local Elections 2012.

UK riots panel likely to call for action against youth-targeted brand advertisements
An inquiry ordered by UK Prime Minister David Cameron into the 2011 riots is likely to demand action against aggressive advertising, citing evidence that rampant materialism was an underlying cause of the lawlessness.

Brit Govt's support dramatically down, claims Guardian Poll
Support for Britain's first peacetime coalition in 70 years has fallen dramatically since Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg launched the government in the Downing Street last May, according to the latest Guardian/ICM poll.

Lib Dems may lose half of their voters in next election: Poll
The Liberal Democratic party in Britain is likely to lose nearly half of its voters in the next general election, according to a new poll.

Ed Miliband says he's proud to be a 'socialist'
UK Labour Party leader Ed Miliband said that he is a socialist, and added that he wanted to be a part of the student protests this week over the rise in tuition fees, but could not manage time as he was busy "doing something else."

UK Govt. agrees on non-EU skilled migration cap of 43,000 in 2011-12
The British Government will cap the number of non-EU skilled migrants allowed to enter the United Kingdom at about 43,000 next year, the BBC reports.

Buckingham Palace connived to keep 'Brown at Number 10 to seal Tory-Leb Dem coalition'
British premier David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg connived with Buckingham Palace to delay Gordon Brown's departure from Downing Street while they did a deal to form a coalition, former cabinet minister David Laws claims in a new book.

Street-artist smokes cannabis in House of Commons as part of protest
A street-artist apparently smuggled a cannabis joint into the House of Commons and even smoked it while Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was addressing MPs.

Cameron admits meeting Rupert Murdoch after 7.8 pounds billion BSKyB bid
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted for the first time that he met News International Chief Rupert Murdoch in July 2010 after he launched his 7.8 billion pound bid to secure full control of the satellite broadcaster BSkyB.

London Mayor Boris Johnson voted UK's most influential man
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has triumphed over Prime Minister David Cameron to be named the most influential man in the United Kindom.

Cameron supports migrant Gurkhas in web hate row
British Prime Minister David Cameron wrote to Gurkha supporters to condemn an internet hate campaign triggered by claims that a Hampshire town is being "swamped" by the former Nepalese soldiers and their families.

UK plans to strengthen military ties with US
Britain is reportedly planning to strengthen its military ties with the US under plans to shore up non-European alliances.

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