The former Lib Dem leader claimed the public wants “to have another look” at Britain’s divorce from the European Union, even though he admitted his “time is up” in politics.
In a bid to lure younger voters to back his plea for another vote, the ex-MP said votes made by under-30s should count twice “because it’s their future”.
Speaking at the Buxton International Festival in Derbyshire, Mr Clegg reportedly said: “It’s only in a very weird world that June 23 (referendum day last year) is a year zero.
“This idea of a cornucopia where everyone from the US to Papua New Guinea will give us everything we want in terms of trade deals, the £350 million a week for the NHS… we know these things are not true already.
“Surely the public are entitled to say we want to have another look at this.
“We should reclaim our right, we should take back control of our destiny, we should be free to say whether we think (the outcome) measures up to what was promised.”