Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Jo Swinson to close Lib Dem conference with rallying cry over Brexit

Britain needs Liberal Democrats at time of national crisis, leader will say in speech

Jo Swinson is to use her first conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader to argue the “tired old parties” are losing their dominance following failures over Brexit, amid claims that the Lib Dems could take 100 or more seats at an election.

Swinson is due to close the gathering in Bournemouth on Tuesday afternoon with a rallying cry to activists ahead of a likely imminent election, and an appeal to voters via renewed condemnations of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn.

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