Luciana Berger parachuted into the North London seat of Finchley and Golders Green, hoping her Jewish background could be a factor in attracting voters who rejected Labour over concerns of growing anti-Semitism in the party. It was not enough.
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.
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.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has urged Labour supporters to vote tactically to prevent a Tory majority.
Here is a look back at the most memorable events of the Liberal Democrat General Election campaign.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has accused Boris Johnson of being a liar over his stance on EU nationals in the UK.
Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has called on the Liberal Democrats to apologise for hiking tuition fees on the ninth anniversary of the decision.
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has signalled the party would be more open to an accord with Labour in a hung parliament if Jeremy Corbyn stood down after the election.
The Lib Dems’ policy on Brexit to revoke Article 50 if the party wins a majority “is popular”, leader Jo Swinson has insisted.
Jo Swinson has insisted she will remain Liberal Democrat leader even if the party fails to make significant gains in the General Election.
The Liberal Democrats have vowed to move thousands of staff from the Home Office to strip it of responsibility for immigration and asylum if they win the election.