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Prime Minister’s Questions

The Deputy Prime Minister answered questions from MPs in the weekly PMQs session as the Prime Minister is in China.

Wed, 10/11/2010

University funding reforms will "promote social mobility"

Higher education should be a right for all, not a privilege for the few, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said today in a podcast discussing the Government's plans to reform higher education funding.

Tue, 09/11/2010

Deputy PM visits Sutton

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has officially opened a new state-of-the-art learning facility and community centre in Sutton.

Wed, 27/10/2010

Deputy PM's speech on Putting a Premium on Fairness

This weekend, final decisions will be made on the Comprehensive Spending Review. The Review, which will be announced next week, will be a defining document for this parliament. And a defining moment for the Coalition Government.

Fri, 15/10/2010

GCSE students discuss barriers for young people

A group of school-leavers met Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at Number 10 today to discuss the barriers faced by young people as they make the transition to adulthood.

Tue, 24/08/2010

Deputy PM’s Q&A with young people

A transcript of a Q&A with young people given by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at Number 10 on 24 July 2010.

Tue, 24/08/2010

Deputy PM to lead on improving social mobility

Deputy PM Nick Clegg has said the Government is committed to creating a more socially mobile society and confirmed the appointment of Alan Milburn MP to lead a review on social mobility.

Wed, 18/08/2010

Alan Milburn accepts appointment to review social mobility

Letter from Rt Hon Alan Milburn to Deputy PM Nick Clegg accepting the appointment to review social mobility.

Thu, 12/08/2010

Letter to Alan Milburn on his appointment to review social mobility

Appointment of Alan Milburn as independent reviewer on social mobility to assess progress towards a more mobile society.

Wed, 11/08/2010

Deputy PM's speech on children and families

A transcript of a speech hosted by Barnardos given by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on 17 June 2010.

Thu, 17/06/2010

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