A photograph of a young Nick Clegg
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Nick Clegg opens up about dealing with his critics

Nick Clegg's mother has spoken for the first time of the stress his family feels when he is attacked by the public or his political opponents.

In her first television interview, Hermance Clegg said it was her son's relationship with his wife Miriam and their three children, that got them through the difficult times.

In the latest look behind the politics of our party leaders, Mr Clegg and his mother spoke to our deputy political editor, James Landale.

  • 20 Mar 2015
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