Sir Nick Clegg is the former Deputy Prime Minister in Britain. Clegg was a key member in Britain’s first post-war coalition between 2010 and 2015. He was the former leader of the Liberal Democrat party for eight years and represented Sheffield Hallam as their Member of Parliament prior to the 2017 General Election.
Initially, Clegg spent a lot of his early career within written publications, he would write and publish a number of books around an array of different subjects such as the European Union and the education system.. With an abundance of knowledge and a habit of inspiring people, Clegg became a Member of the European Parliament in 1999. He was the lead Liberal Democrat for the East Midlands constituency and stayed within the role until 2004. As a politics speaker, Clegg often reflects on his time as a Member of the European Parliament and what was expected of him throughout his role.
He became a Member of Parliament in 2005 when he won a seat with over 50% of the votes. Clegg became the Liberal Democrats Home Affairs spokesperson in 2006 before becoming the leader of the party in 2007. As a party leader, Clegg became the first party leader in modern politic history to call for a Speaker of the House of Commons to resign. Clegg was a hugely instrumental leader for the party and had a huge impact on a number of changes within Britain, his ability to inspire and influence others makes him the ideal politics speaker for all manners of event or function.
Clegg became Deputy Prime Minister in 2010 and played a huge part within the coalition agreement. Although the Conservative Party had the most votes and seats, they didn’t have enough for a majority vote, this meant a coalition government was formed. The Liberal Democrats agreed to a coalition with the Conservatives which ensured Clegg was announced, Deputy Prime Minister. Clegg occupied the second highest office in the country just two years after the United Kingdom was recovering from a deep recession. This meant there were huge crises and concern within the country and people were vulnerable and needed to see a huge change of positive impact on the countries economy. Clegg was regarded as a well-respected Deputy Prime Minister and inspired thousands across the country.
As a politics speaker, Clegg often discusses ongoing issues surrounding Brexit and international trade. Having been a key leading member of the Member of Parliament for many years, Clegg has wonderful qualities in regards to after dinner speaking, he has an incredible ability to inspire and motivate his audiences wherever he goes.
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When at events, Nick is known to cover the following topics:
- British Politics
- 10 Downing Street
- The European Union
- International Trade
- Effective Management