Nick Clegg
03/25/2017 at 16:47. Facebook
After the Dutch elections, are we witnessing the beginnings of a liberal backlash against the backlash against liberalism? My piece for the Independent. [ Link ]

The EU is facing a liberal insurgence – now is not the time for Britain to leave
I've published my 7th Brexit Challenge paper on the obstacles facing the UK Government during #Brexit Negotiations [ Link ]

PAPER: Brexit Negotiations
Of all the possible Brexit scenarios — bad deal, better deal, no deal at all — it is dawning on sensible folk in Whitehall that the one scenario that will most definitely not occur is the one they promised to the country. My article for Evening Standard [ Link ]

Nick Clegg: This goverment is condemned to break its Brexit promises
Wherever you call your home, No one has the right to simply snatch that away from you.
What is happening to the Labour Party? Last Thursday, two unrelated events prompted me to mull over this question. The first was at Sheffield Hallam University. I was on a platform with other politicians taking questions from a student audience. A local Labour MP was having the normal go at me abou...

Nick Clegg: Labour should stop navel-gazing and help mitigate Brexit
The British people did not give a mandate for the British Government to go around threatening to turn us into some freewheeling, low regulation, offshore Dubai.
On this #HolocaustMemorialDay please take a moment to remember both those who lost their lives and the survivors. We must never forget.
Theresa’s May’s promise to cut ties with the European Court of Justice (ECJ) is likely to be a serious stumbling block when securing Britain’s safety post Brexit.

The UK will almost certainly have to implement the rulings of the ECJ as the price for maintaining a deep and comprehensive deal. Contributions to the EU budget will also be an inevitable part of any agreement.

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