The Lib Dems are targeting swathes of seats held by Conservatives at the next general election. The anti-Brexit party led by Jo Swinson believes an election will happen this autumn. Party figures and MPs tell Business Insider they are confident that the Tories’ embrace of Boris Johnson and no-deal Brexit […]
Jo Swinson believes her ability to win voters from places where the Lib Dems have never been successful before gives her the edge in the contest to be party’s next leader. She told Business Insider that she is the best-placed candidate to “reach out” to voters “across generations, the United […]
Sir Vince Cable announced his resignation plan in a speech on Friday morning, saying he would trigger a leadership contest once Brexit was “resolved.” Cable, who is 75, has been the leader of the Liberal Democrats for just over a year. Cable announced plans to open up the leadership contest […]
Friends of Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable reject calls for him to make way for a successor. Party insiders had expected him to serve as an interim leader for his Deputy leader Jo Swinson. However, Cable’s allies believe he has cemented his position as party leader. The upcoming Lewisham East […]
Pro-EU groups have joined together for a new campaign to prevent Britain from heading to a ‘hard Brexit’ outside of the EU, single market, and customs union. Business Insider has spoken to Chuka Umunna, Jo Swinson, and other leading figures in the campaign to force Theresa May to change course. […]
One company even neglected to pay nearly 3,000 workers the minimum wage.