New leader of Liberal Democrats to be announced

Jo Swinson or Sir Ed Davey will be announced as the next leader of the Liberal Democrats.

The former ministers have been battling it out to take the reins of the pro-Remain party following Sir Vince Cable’s decision earlier this year to stand down .

East Dunbartonshire MP Ms Swinson is the bookmakers’ favourite in the race and has served as Sir Vince’s deputy since June 2017.

Kingston and Surbiton MP Sir Ed served as energy secretary in the coalition...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-07-22 02:47
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