VIDEO: Sheffield voters invite Nick Clegg inside their home to watch royal baby announcement with them

Nick Clegg was invited inside a Sheffield voter’s home to watch the announcement about today’s royal birth.

The Liberal Democrat leader is out canvassing today ahead of Thursday’s General Election.

He said he was invited into a voter’s house to watch the announcement on TV.

Following the announcement, he came outside to pass on the news to reporters.

The Lib Dem leader tweeted shortly afterwards: “On the doorstep in Sheffield. Thanks to the kind constituents who invited me in to see the great royal baby news being announced on their TV.”

Mr Clegg said that he and his wife Miriam wished them “all the best as their family grows”.

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg talks to resident Rosa Greenwood as he visits residents in the Fulwood Lodge Nursing Home in Sheffield, Yorkshire, as the Liberal Democrats announced that patients will benefit from a �2.5bn "Care Closer to Home" fund under a Liberal Democrat government. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 3, 2015. The Liberal Democrats would establish a �500m per year "Care Closer to Home" fund to safeguard the NHS by investing in care in people's own homes, GP surgeries, care homes and community clinics. This will help people to stay healthier for longer and avoid hospital admissions.  See PA story Election LibDems. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg talks to resident Rosa Greenwood as he visits residents in the Fulwood Lodge Nursing Home in Sheffield, Yorkshire, as the Liberal Democrats announced that patients will benefit from a �2.5bn "Care Closer to Home" fund under a Liberal Democrat government. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday April 3, 2015. The Liberal Democrats would establish a �500m per year "Care Closer to Home" fund to safeguard the NHS by investing in care in people's own homes, GP surgeries, care homes and community clinics. This will help people to stay healthier for longer and avoid hospital admissions. See PA story Election LibDems. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Other politicians have also sent their congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their new daughter this morning.

“I’m absolutely delighted for them,” David Cameron said on Twitter.

“This is great news and an exciting time not only for them, but also Prince George.”

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was “delighted” at the news and offered her “warmest congratulations” to the royal couple.

Labour leader Ed Miliband tweeted: “Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess on the birth of their daughter. Wishing them lots of joy and happiness - and hopefully some sleep!”