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The Lib Dems need to be less nice

The party has rightly spotted an opportunity, but it must be willing to fight dirty to seize it

By Josh Lowe  

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. © Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

“I’m just losing it really, because of how dreadful this government is”

Six months ago, Ed Davey was a Secretary of State (for Energy and Climate change) in Her Majesty’s Government. Now he’s not even an MP in a party which has so few of them that each has their face on a mug at the conference merchandise stall. Talking to me at the Lib Dem Autumn Conference…

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