Jo Swinson: “We can’t pretend we didn’t get things wrong”

The Liberal Democrats’ leadership frontrunner considers the party’s time in coalition government.     

Jo Swinson is running for the Liberal Democrat leadership, and if the bookmakers are right, she is on course to win: but she’s not enjoying it very much.

“There is something that is inherently a bit more uncomfortable being up against somebody [her leadership rival Ed Davey] who’s on your team, who you get on with, and who you’re going to be really close colleagues with, whatever the outcome,” she tells me on a train journey to Bournemouth, where she is speaking at a...
source: New Statesman

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