Tag Archives: Nick Clegg

Liberal Democrats in the UK governing coalition: ‘A bonfire of unnecessary laws’

Radley Balko writes at Instapundit:


I’m starting warm up to this Nick Clegg chap.

A “power revolution” in Britain will be promised by Nick Clegg today as he tries to put his personal stamp on the Government in his first major statement as Deputy Prime Minister.

The Liberal Democrat leader will hail his programme of political reform as the most ambitious and radical since the Great Reform Act of 1832.

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UK Green Party: ‘Clegg’s no Green’

From Ekklesia:

The Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, whose party is enjoying a dramatic surge in support, has come under attack from the Green Party for promoting the Liberal Democrats as the environmental option in the election…

The spokesperson insisted that, “There is only one Green Party”.

Clegg said that the Liberal Democrat plan would create 30,000 jobs through the use of £3.1 billion that could be saved from public spending and invested in wind energy, energy efficiency in public buildings and bringing empty homes back into use through renovation

But the Greens say that their own “fully-costed job creation plan” would use a £44 billion investment package that would create a million new jobs across the UK.

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