F ormer deputy Prime Minister Sir Nick Clegg has relocated to a £7million home in California as he prepares to start his new executive role at Facebook, it has been revealed.. As part of our ongoing series on reform of the House of Lords, Lord Lipsey examines Nick Clegg’s recent proposals to reform the second chamber. Clegg wasn’t a typical hire. become Facebook's vice president of global affairs and communications. Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, 34, has faced criticism lately by governments across the world . NICK Clegg has bought a £6.8million mansion in California as he begins his £1million job as Facebook's top spin doctor. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, have spoken for the first time about their son's treatment for cancer. Nick Clegg's statement on abandoning the government's plans to reform the House of Lords. Sir Nick 52, and wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, 50 took out a sizeable mortgage to buy the property, according to the Daily Mail. ... Hannah Fearn Clegg's refusal to enter the House of Lords proves his suitability. It was abandoned by the British Government in August 2012 and formally withdrawn on 3 September 2012 following … Nick Clegg, British politician who served as leader of the Liberal Democrats (2007–15) and as deputy prime minister of the United Kingdom (2010–15). 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His mother is Dutch and his father is half Russian, which influenced Nick's internationalist outlook and linguistic ability – he speaks French, German, Spanish and Dutch. He also was a member of Parliament from 2005 to 2017. 01/1999–06/2017. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click this link: thesun.co.uk/editorial-complaints/, Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Nick Clegg has splashed out almost $7million on this sprawling mansion near San Francisco, Sir Nick can look forward to relaxing in his pool and hot tub after a hard day at Facebook's head office, There's a vast kitchen complete with marble top surfaces and plenty of modern appliances, The open fire means the family can enjoy cosy evenings on the patio, There's plenty of room for Sir Nick's work shirts in this walk-in wardrobe, Sir Nick has moved to the US with wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez and their three sons, Sir Nick has moved to the US ahead of starting his new job at Facebook, The property has five bedrooms and is set in Atherton - said to be the US's most expensive post code, Sir Nick snapped-up the US mansion last year - despite keeping his £2million London townhouse, Working from home? The House of Lords Reform Bill 2012 was a proposed Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom introduced to the House of Commons in June 2012 by Nick Clegg.Among other reforms, the bill would have made the United Kingdom's upper chamber mostly elected. After Campbell's resignation, Clegg was regarded by much of the media as front-runner in the leadership election. Sir Nick Clegg served as Deputy Prime Minister from 2010 to 2015 and as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2007 to 2015. Lady Clegg works as a lawyer while running a charity called Inspiring Girls and cultivating a vegetable patch in the grounds of the couple's two-storey faux Queen Anne house built in 2009. The former Deputy Prime Minister, who became the tech giant's communications chief in 2018, has come under fire after the extraordinary move to block news feeds on the platform Down Under. Sir Nick Clegg has snapped up this sprawling mansion for £7million, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. There's an ample study in the house, which was described by estate agents as a 'jewel', The sprawling home is set in almost one acre of land, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Campaigners targeted high profile individuals they believe are responsible for the governments cuts. But Nick Clegg and William Hague have taken the spirit of coalition one step further – by agreeing to share a house. On Monday, 6 August, the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, announced that because the Prime Minister could not deliver Conservative party backbench support for the coalition’s House of Lords Reform Bill, it was being withdrawn. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Media in category "Nick Clegg" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. Nick Cleggs House Stock Photos and Images (43) Page 1 of 1. The 52-year-old bought the home, situated in around one acre of land, for his family in late 2018 for a reported fee of $9million (£7million). You can unsubscribe at any time. Last month, Nick Clegg and the government launched a draft bill outlining plans for a smaller, mostly elected House of Lords. Former Lib Dem chief Nick Clegg has bought a plush £7million mansion ahead of his new high-powered job with Facebook . Photos taken inside Sir Nick's sprawling new home in Atherton, near San Francisco, California, said to be the US' most expensive postcode, capture the "luxurious amenities". These include an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, large gardens and a kitchen with marble worktops. ... (UK)House of Commons. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Sir Nick, the former Lib Dem leader, has started a swanky job with Facebook and now has a home with pool, hot tub and huge gardens, Get US and UK politics insight with our free daily email briefing straight to your inbox. His appointment sparked fury, with some critics accusing Sir Nick of hypocrisy after he previously slammed Facebook for paying too little tax. The former Lib Dem leader, who lost his Commons seat to Labour in 2017, has moved to the US to lead Facebook's global affairs and communications team. Sir Nick and lawyer wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, 50, took out a mortgage on the property, which was built in 2009, publicly available documents reveal. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The former deputy PM bought the five-bedroom home in December - just weeks before moving to the US. 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While advocates say that it will make the Lords more accountable and representative, the plan’s detractors are concerned that it will remove the experience and expertise currently present in the current House of Lords. Opinion polling for the EU Parliamentary election in the UK, 2014.png 1,818 × 982; 217 KB. Nick Clegg, leader of the Lib Dems, said it had been a mistake to make such big cuts to capital spending, an area that includes new roads, schools and hospitals. British pole dancing champion, 27, hanged herself after struggling during lockdown, Jessica Norris who had won the titles of Miss Pole Dance UK in 2011 and 2015 was unable to teach or compete during lockdown and struggled with her mental health, Boris Johnson confirms Michael Gove will lead vaccine passport review - but admits 'libertarians' will object, The Prime Minister said he was "optimistic" country could be opened up on the schedule set out in his roadmap, Is your town ready to lift lockdown? Opinion polling for the 2010 United Kingdom general election.png 1,490 × 751; 224 KB. Following the 2010 General Election, he was made Deputy Prime Minister after a coalition deal with the Conservative Party. On Friday 19 October 2007, Clegg launched his bid to become leader of the Liberal Democrats. The list that follows is the Frontbench Team led by Nick Clegg from 2007 to 2010, before the Liberal Democrats and Conservatives formed a coalition government following the 2010 general election, and Clegg became Deputy Prime Minister The nine-year-old house is in Atherton, which is said to be the most expensive postcode in America. NICK Clegg has been called to resign over Facebook's Aussie news ban after MPs blasted the site's "staggering lack of respect" for democracy. A spokesman for the former Deputy Prime Minister said he had only voted when he felt it could make a difference. Learn more about Clegg’s life and career, including his tenure as head of the Liberal Democrats. Some of the plush features include a high-spec kitchen with centre island and an outside log burning fire. Inside Nick Clegg's uphill battle to fix Facebook As Mark Zuckerberg faces internal crisis over Trump's posts, former deputy PM has been advocate of leaving politicians alone Described by the estate agent as a "timeless classic", the grand property also boats an island seating area, dining room, library and a study. 26th May 2012 UK. 'UK Uncut' campaigners gathered on Parkfield road in Putney outside Nick Clegg's house for a 'Street party' protest. They've moved to the US with their three sons, aged 16, 14 and nine but reportedly kept his townhouse in affluent Putney, southwest London. In an interview this month Miss Gonzalez Durantez said of the family’s move to the US: "California is the more European of all the states. The deputy prime minister and the … Plans to reform the House of Lords are being abandoned after Conservatives "broke the coalition contract", Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says. He finds that the proposals will cost over £400million, lead to competition between the chambers, and are not even truly democratic. Atherton, situated three miles from Facebook's HQ in Menlo Park, was last year named the most expensive zip code in America by Forbes magazine. Voices. 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