Nick Clegg says he was made aware in 2008 of “non-specific concerns” about the Lib Dems’ then-chief executive, Lord Rennard, who has denied behaving inappropriately towards women.
The Liberal Democrats deny claims leader Nick Clegg knew of allegations of misconduct against the party’s former chief executive, Lord Rennard.
Nick Clegg insists the coalition will not make further spending cuts “on the backs of the poor” and says the Lib Dems will keep pushing for a wealth tax.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg suggests the wealthiest people in the UK could be asked to pay more tax for a limited period.
Plans to reform the House of Lords are being abandoned after Conservatives “broke the coalition contract”, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says.
Nick Clegg calls the House of Lords a “flawed institution” as MPs begin a two-day debate on controversial government plans to reform it.
The deputy prime minister says David Cameron’s blocking of EU treaty changes could leave the UK “marginalised”, but says the PM was put in a “very difficult position” by his own backbenchers.