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Taking to the streets with Tim Farron

The would-be Lib Dem leader has a different vision of the party from his predecessor's

By Josh Lowe  

Tim Farron whips up party activists as Norman Lamb (left) looks on. © Josh Lowe

Who says coalition killed the Lib Dems’ spirit? As party activists streamed down Whitehall towards Downing Street on Saturday for a protest against Tory plans to scrap the Human Rights Act, liberal blood was up and the electorally scarred party felt alive and kicking. “Can anyone think of a shouty thing we can do?” one organiser asked the assembled group.…

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