UK 1 May 2012 Memo to Clegg: your approval rating is terrible The Lib Dem leader's approval rating has fallen from +53 to -53. Print HTML Earlier today, an apparently confused Nick Clegg told Radio 4's The World At One: "I've given up trying to work out whether my approval rating is good or bad". So, here at The Staggers, we thought we'd help him out. The graph above shows how Clegg's approval rating (the number of voters who approve of his performance as Liberal Democrat leader minus the number who disapprove) has plummeted since 7 May 2010 from +53 to -53 (figures from YouGov). This is, admittedly, an improvement on the previous week's low of -55. But you don't need to be a psephologist to spot the trend. › Facebook nudges you to donate your organs George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman. Subscribe More Related articles Inside Big Ben: why the world’s most famous clock will soon lose its bong Jeremy Corbyn appoints Shami Chakrabarti to lead inquiry into Labour and antisemitism Is our obsession with class propping up the powerful?