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Labour and the Lib Dems must make friends—or the Conservative enemy will clean up

Instead of ridiculing Britain’s third force, Keir Starmer’s party should learn from history and co-operate with the next Lib Dem leader

By Ian Kearns  

(left to right) Sir Ed Davey, Liberal Democrat MPs Sam Gyimah and Layla Moran, on stage during an anti-Brexit rally in Parliament Square in London, after it was announced that the Letwin amendment, which seeks to avoid a no-deal Brexit on October 31, was accepted, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statement in the House of Commons, on his new Brexit deal.

We’ve heard the jokes. It’s unfair of the government to say people can meet in groups of six: how are the Liberal Democrats expected to meet such a high threshold? Or, when physical meetings are allowed again the Lib Dems are expected to ignore the one-metre plus rule: members will be instructed to spread out to make meetings look full!

Such banter…

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