Nick Clegg to host LBC radio talk show to win over voters as Lib Dems warn he has 12 months to turn around polls

Nick Clegg the talk show host: Deputy PM opens himself up to ridicule with weekly radio slot on LBC Lib Dem leader to appear on LBC 97.3 every ThursdayDeputy PM says he wants to know 'what people are thinking'Party strategists warn he must improve poll ratings before the end of 2013Half-hour radio show means he will spend three times as long on radio than at the Despatch Box answering questions each monthTories condemn 'bizarre' move when he should be supporting the PM By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 09:24 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:56 GMT, 7 January 2013 Nick Clegg will appear on LBC 97.3 every Thursday morning, in an attempt to find out what people are thinking Nick Clegg is to hold a weekly radio phone-in an extraordinary attempt to win over voters as Lib Dem strategists warn they have a year to turn the party’s poll ratings around. In an unprecedented move for a party leader, the Deputy Prime Minister is to take calls from listeners every Thursday to find out what ‘people are thinking’. Named 'Call Clegg' the weekly show is a massive gamble and could see the Lib Dem boss berated for every government gaffe and unpopular policy in the news.