Nick spoke at the Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton today, in a Q&A with the Guardian’s political editor Heather Stewart.

The BBC reported on what he had to say.

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European leaders are “seeking to find some way of giving Britain more time” to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Sir Nick Clegg has said.

The former deputy prime minister said he hoped MPs would reject a deal based on Theresa May’s Chequers plan.

But he rejected Mrs May’s claim that the only alternative to that was a no-deal exit.

And he claimed EU leaders were ready to extend the 29 March Brexit day deadline to allow other options to be explored.

Read the full article here.