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also known as Nicholas William Peter Clegg

British government official

Nick Clegg, British government official. Recipient David Thomas prize, Finance Times, 1993.

Background

Clegg, Nick was born on January 7, 1967 in Chalfant St. Giles, England. Son of Nicholas Clegg and Hermance van den Wall Bake.

Education

Bachelor in Social Anthropology, Cambridge University, England. Master, University Minnesota. Master, College Europe, Bruges, Belgium.

Career

Trainee journalist to Christopher Hitchens The Nation, New York City, 1990. Consultant GJW Government Relations, London, 1992—1993. Economics writer Budapest, Hungary.

Aid projects manager European Commission, Brussels, 1994—1996, senior staff member, trade negotiator to Leon Brittan, 1996—1999. Member of the European Parliament, East Midlands constituency European Parliament, 1999—2004. Fifth partner GPlus Europe, 2004—2005.

Member of Parliament, Sheffield Hallam constituency British Parliament, London, since 2005, shadow cabinet spokesman, deputy to Menzies Campbell, 2005—2006, shadow home secretary, 2006—2007. Leader Liberal Democratic Party, since 2007. Deputy prime minister Government of the United Kingdom, since 2010.

Co-founder, Campaign Parliamentary Reform European Parliament, trade and industry spokesman, liberal group. Part-time lecturer Sheffield University, Cambridge University, England, 2004—2005.

Connections

Married Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, 2000. Children: Antonio, Albert, Miguel.

father:
Nicholas Clegg Hermance

mother:
Hermance

spouse:
Miriam Gonzalez Durantez

children:
Antonio Clegg

Albert Clegg

Miguel Clegg