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Clegg’s Liberal Democrats found themselves with 57 seats in the House of Commons. Liberal Democrats, and Clegg was appointed by David Cameron to serve as his Deputy Prime Minister. Controversy arose during this time surrounding the Liberal Democrats’ decision to abandon to their pledge to oppose increases in tuition fees, which had previously been a key issue that won the party support from students. 8 seats, which resulted in Clegg’s ousting as Deputy Prime Minister and his resignation as party leader. Spokesperson for Exiting the European Union and for International Trade from July 2016 to June 2017.
English, French, Dutch, German, and Spanish. His background has informed his politics. He says, “There is simply not a shred of racism in me, as a person whose whole family is formed by flight from persecution, from different people in different generations. It’s one of the reasons I am a liberal. English is the most useful, the global language bar none. But I don’t think we should allow that luxury to be a sort of alibi not to learn languages.