The closure of an indoor bowling club is behind the biggest upset of the General Election, it was claimed yesterday.
Jo Swinson has indicated she wants to see a woman replace her as leader of the Liberal Democrats, after she lost her seat at the General Election.
After Jo Swinson failed to hold her East Dunbartonshire seat, former deputy leader Sir Ed Davey and Baroness Sal Brinton will become the Liberal Democrats’ joint acting leaders.
Nicola Sturgeon was filmed celebrating after the SNP claimed the Westminster seat of Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, with the victory display described as “unacceptably ungracious” by a Lib Dem MP.
The Liberal Democrats have appointed the party’s deputy leader Sir Ed Davey and president Baroness Sal Brinton as joint leaders after Jo Swinson’s election defeat.
It has been a bad night for the Liberal Democrats by any reckoning.
Defeated Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson said she lost her seat to the SNP after a “wave of nationalism” swept politics on both sides of the border.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson said she “will be making further remarks later today” after she lost her East Dunbartonshire seat to the SNP.
Jo Swinson began the Liberal Democrats’ election campaign with the claim she could be the next prime minister, but in the end she could not even hold her own seat.
Boris Johnson’s gamble on a snap election looks set to have paid off with the Tories likely to win a sizeable majority, according to an exit poll.
Boris Johnson was campaigning into the final hours of election day as parties braced for the 10pm exit poll.