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Lib Dem news: Ousted leader Jo Swinson humiliated after posting final Twitter message | UK | News

She was criticised after promising her legion of followers that “there will be a way out of this nationalist surge”. Ms Swinson starkly admitted, however, it was a “huge job”. The ex-Lib Dem boss was ousted in the recent general election, losing her seat in Scotland to the Scottish National Party. Her last message read: […]

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‘You’re a Tory in disguise’: Audience member attacks Swinson over austerity in Channel 4 election debate

Jo Swinson was accused of being a “Tory in disguise” by a member of the audience at a TV election debate. The leader of the Liberal Democrats came under fire on Channel 4’s ​Britain Decides: Everything But Brexit after she said her party would raise the basic rate of income tax to fund the NHS. An […]

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Lib Dem news: ‘Insulting’ Jo Swinson and Co cause outrage in ‘fake newspaper’ row | UK | News

The pamphlets in question included titles like “Mid-Hampshire Gazette” and “Northwest Leeds and Wharfedale news” with “Liberal Democrats” appearing in much smaller font and far less prominently. The Society of Editors had strong words for Jo Swinson’s party, Ian Murray its executive director lambasted the decision: “It is ironic how it is often politicians who […]

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