Read about Nick Clegg, MP 2005-17, leader of the Liberal Democrats 2007-15 and Deputy Prime Minister 2010-15.

After serving as an MEP, Clegg was elected as Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam in 2005. He succeeded Richard Allan, who had first gained the seat for the party in 1997.

Nick Clegg then held this seat until being defeated in the 2017 general election.

He wrote about his experiences in office in Politics – The Art of the Possible in an Age of Unreason.


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