It's not as if Labour is able to scrutinise the Three Brexiteers at the moment. The party hasn't even got a Shadow International Trade Secretary, and Emily Thornberry is having to double up as both Shadow Foreign and Shadow Brexit. Clegg therefore finds himself in the position of Scrutineer-in-Chief as the Brexiteers get to work. After a fairly terrible few years, this is the moment Nick Clegg has been waiting for.
A referendum - such as Britain's recent EU vote - says a lot about how people reach decisions. Most striking is the correlation between how people voted and their overall level of education. Those educated to a higher level tended to be against leaving; those with lower education tended to vote in favour of leaving. But do not jump to conclusions: there is a bigger picture here.
If the EU wishes to survive, it must scrap the Euro and restore national governments' vetoes. This would facilitate a genuine intergovernmental union and not a European superstate.
They say practise makes perfect. Certainly, I find the more I practise the piano, the better I get (albeit painstakingly slowly). And I have found wa...
Labour is now paying for its own silence. It let the anti-migrant narrative go unchecked and, in doing so, it gave ground to the xenophobic factions within the Conservatives and Ukip. With the premiership of Theresa May, the stakes are much higher.
Democracy can often fall far short of what a genuinely effective, representative political system should be. The trouble is that so far, no one has come up with anything better. I just hope that someone, somewhere, is working on it ...
I started my business at the onset of the recession in 2008; I'm no stranger to managing uncertainty. But the UK's recent decision to leave the EU is a curve ball, particularly for an importing company like mine.
With all of this uncertainty, it is absolutely vital that employers in the health service at least have a guarantee that their EU trained staff will be protected. Without this guarantee, they cannot be expected to guarantee safe staffing levels.
Currently, the EU provides billions in funding for our Higher Education institutions; gives vital support to Further Education; enables young people to live and study across the continent; and creates jobs and training opportunities. Brexit does not need to mean the end for youth opportunity, but there is a great deal of work to be done to ensure that our futures are not damaged by it.
Britain's decision to leave the EU and its impact on the Paris agreement remains unknown. But impending Brexit has certainly created far more questions than answers when it comes to tackling climate change. We must do all we can to ensure there is a positive answer to them.
Today, there's a chance for politicians on all sides to listen to the result of June 23rd, and to deal with the task at hand in these turbulent times. Let's make the phrase 'take back control' really mean something.
The political paradigm has now shifted irreversibly, and a new economic consensus is beckoning, one in favour of recognising the plight of the "have-nots" and that equality of opportunity is not a burden, but crucial for a successful economy and a harmonious society. And that can only be a good thing.
It is clear that 'Brexit means Brexit' means that May's government will interpret it as carte blanche to mean whatever they want it to mean. Understated, however, under the rhetorical cover of May's language, is that alongside departing from the EU, there is also a departure from Thatcherism. So understated is this, that it is unclear what May intends to put in its place.
With that in mind, my approach to leadership will be very different to his: you can't out-Nigel Nigel. Any candidate who tries will fall flat on their face; they'll end up being measured by that yardstick. That is not to say I will be a cookie cutter, production line politician like many of those found currently on the benches at Westminster. Ukip's not like that and neither am I.
After ignoring the wishes of party members and the general public, Labour and Conservative should expect even greater increases in polarisation of Left and Right -- and shouldn't rely too heavily on the loyalty of supporters at the next general election.
The British public deserve to have their say, take stock of what vision this political leader has for our country and decide which path they want our country to go down. Without such an election, Theresa May will have no mandate and the British public will have a Prime Minister they don't know and have not endorsed.