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Lib Dems pledge to cancel Brexit if they win general election

Leader Jo Swinson said the party would now “fight to stay” in the European Union after members overwhelmingly backed a shift in position at their party conference in Bournemouth.

Sarah Wollaston joins Lib Dems

Former Conservative Sarah Wollaston has become the latest MP to join the Liberal Democrats after quitting Change UK back in June.

Lib Dems win Brecon by-election

Jane Dodds, the Liberal Democrat candidate, has won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, defeating the incumbent, Chris Davies.

Jo Swinson elected leader of the Liberal Democrats

Jo Swinson has been named the first female leader of the Liberal Democrats.

Chuka Umunna joins Lib Dems

Former Labour MP Chuka Umunna has joined the Liberal Democrats after his departure from the newly formed Change UK. Umunna, the MP for Streatham, said that he was “wrong to think that millions of politically homeless people wanted a new party” and had “massively underestimated” the difficulties of setting up a “fully pledged new party without an existing infrastructure”.

INTERVIEW: Baroness Ludford, Lib Dem Brexit spokesperson

With the European Elections taking place today, we spoke to Baroness Ludford, a former MEP for London and the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Exiting the European Union.

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