U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will serve a “full term” if his Liberal Democrat Party stays in government after the 2015 general election, his office said in an effort to quell questions about his future.
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg attacked his Conservative coalition partners as “irresponsible” and “driven by panic” on immigration after a minister attacked the middle classes for hiring foreign staff.
U.K. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander will today confirm that his Liberal Democrat party will push for the amount people can earn before paying income tax to rise to 12,500 pounds ($20,900) if they’re in government after the 2015 election.
Prime Minister David Cameron’s promise of a referendum on leaving the European Union is damaging investment in the U.K., Business Secretary Vince Cable will say in a renewed attack on his party’s coalition partners.
Mass immigration to Britain is due to a “wealthy metropolitan elite” who want cheap labor and services, Tory Home Office Minister James Brokenshire said, in a direct clash with his Liberal Democrat coalition partners.
Prime Minister David Cameron announced an increase in Britain’s minimum wage before it was formally agreed by his government, in a bid to stop his Liberal Democrat coalition partners taking the credit, according to a government official.
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said new rules for spy agencies “fit for the Internet age” need to be developed following months of leaks from former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.