BROADCASTER Clare Balding and her partner Alice Arnold were among dozens of names from the worlds of politics, the media and business who were guests of Nick Clegg at his official country residence.

The first release of information about visitors to Chevening also showed entrepreneur and former Dragons' Den star James Caan - who has worked alongside Mr Clegg on social mobility initiatives - was a guest.

Ms Balding's name was on a list released by Mr Clegg's office of visitors to the Kent country house between June 2011 and June 2013.

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