Nick Clegg denies harnessing his wife’s popularity for his own ambitions

Nick Clegg denies harnessing his wife’s popularity for his own ambitions
 

Nick Clegg has denied wishing to use the popularity of his wife Miriam González Durántez to enhance the Liberal Democrats’ electoral fortunes in the couple’s first joint interview.
In an article in Red magazine, the deputy prime minister acknowledged the Spanish lawyer’s connection with the public but added that he also has a “great fan base”.
Asked if her popularity was an issue, he said: “We’re husband and wife … I don’t think of Miriam as some sort of PR seesaw. It would literally never occur to me.”
In November, the Liberal Democrat leader’s approval rating was just 12 points better... read more

 
2 January 2015 in Politics, Views: 32
Source: Guardian
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