Clegg, Nick (1967-present), politician

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Clegg, Nick (1967-present), politician

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7 Jan 1967 - present

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Clegg became a Member of the European Parliament in 1999, Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam in 2005 and leader of the Liberal Democrats in 2007. Following the inconclusive 2010 General Election, Clegg led his party into government as the junior partner in David Cameron's coalition administration. Clegg served as Deputy Prime Minister until the coalition was dissolved following the Liberal Democrats' poor performance in the 2015 General Election. Clegg lost his parliamentary seat in the 2017 General Election.

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Member of the European Parliament 1999 - 2004, Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam 2005 - 2017, Leader of the Liberal Democrats 2007 - 2015, Deputy Prime Minister 2010 - 2015.

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