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Jo Swinson: Who is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats?

4 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Jo Swinson has become the first female Liberal Democrat leader after decisively beating Sir Ed Davey in a poll of party members.
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Jo Swinson sets her sights on Boris in Lib Dem victory speech

Jo Swinson sets her sights on Boris in Lib Dem victory speech

4 monthes ago   |   By The Spectator

Jo Swinson has been elected as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. Succeeding Sir Vince Cable in the role,...
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‘Don't care!' Lib Dem leadership Remainerfest race fails to inspire Express.co.uk readers

‘Don't care!' Lib Dem leadership Remainerfest race fails to inspire Express.co.uk readers

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

JO SWINSON has just been announced as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, but Express.co.uk have said they “don't care”, declaring the party as “irrelevant”.
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Jo Swinson Is The First Female Leader Of The Liberal Democrats

4 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post


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Scottish MP Jo Swinson elected leader of Liberal Democrats

Scottish MP Jo Swinson elected leader of Liberal Democrats

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Record

The East Dunbartonshire MP has served as Sir Vince's deputy since June 2017.
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The fightback for liberal Britain begins here. Jo Swinson can lead it | Timothy Garton Ash

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Brexit gives the new Lib Dem leader a unique opportunity. She must now channel the best of her party's traditions and make new alliances While we all obsess about Britain's new Brexiteer Conservative government, don't lose sight of this: under Jo Swinson, the new leader they have just elected by a clear majority, the Liberal Democrats have a chance of leading a fightback for liberal Britain. The great unrepresented liberal Britain, that is, that people around the world admire and miss. To achieve this, the Lib Dems must dramatically raise their game, reaching parts of a troubled country...
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Liberal Democrats pick Jo Swinson as leader

4 monthes ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - The anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats have elected Jo Swinson as their first female leader.
A business minister during the 2010-2015 coalition government, who has been serving as deputy leader since June 2017, Swinson won the contest with 47,997 votes from the Lib Dem membership.
Runner-up Ed Davey, a former energy secretary during the Conservative-led coalition administration, won 28,021 votes.
Swinson, the MP for East Dunbartonshire, said: “I am delighted, honored and over the moon to stand before you as the leader of the Liberal Democrats.”
“In the face of nationalism, populism...
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Jo Swinson: Former 'Baby of the House' becomes Liberal Democrats' first female leader

4 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

MP for East Dunbartonshire beats former cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey
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Jo Swinson named new leader of Liberal Democrats

4 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Jo Swinson has been named the next leader of the Liberal Democrats.
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Jo Swinson 'over the moon' to be elected as new Liberal Democrat leader

Jo Swinson 'over the moon' to be elected as new Liberal Democrat leader

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Jo Swinson beats Ed Davey in the race to succeed Vince Cable as Liberal Democrats leader.
Swinson, the MP for East Dunbartonshire, beating Ed Davey to secure the nomination.
The anti-Brexit party is experiencing a surge in support, buoyed by Remain voters who are disillusioned with the Labour Party's message on Brexit.
LONDON - Jo Swinson has been elected as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats.
The results of the leadership contest were announced on Monday afternoon with Swinson, the MP for East Dunbartonshire, comfortably beating Ed Davey by 47,997 votes to 28,021 to secure the...
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Jo Swinson: youthful veteran long seen as natural heir to Vince Cable

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

New leader has been vocal on party's anti-Brexit policy and record in coalition government Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson, the new Liberal Democrat leader, is something of a veteran in the party, even in parliament, despite not turning 40 before next year. The party's deputy leader and foreign affairs spokeswoman was just 25 when, in 2005, she took her home seat of East Dunbartonshire, becoming not just the “baby of the house” - the unofficial title for the youngest MP - but also the first Westminster representative born in the 1980s.
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Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader with vow to thwart Brexit and keep UK shackled to EU

Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader with vow to thwart Brexit and keep UK shackled to EU

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

JO SWINSON has been announced as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats and has vowed to thwart Brexit and keep the UK shackled to the EU indefinitely.
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Jo Swinson elected new Liberal Democrat leader

Jo Swinson elected new Liberal Democrat leader

4 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Jo Swinson has been elected leader of the Liberal Democrats.
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Jo Swinson becomes first ever female leader of the Liberal Democrats

Jo Swinson becomes first ever female leader of the Liberal Democrats

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Jo Swinson and Sir Ed Davey have been battling it out to take over the surging Liberal Democrats following Sir Vince Cable's decision earlier this year to stand down.
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Jo Swinson becomes first woman to be elected leader of Liberal Democrats

4 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Jo Swinson has been elected as the first female leader of the Liberal Democrats, defeating Ed Davey in the race to replace Sir Vince Cable.
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Jo Swinson announced as new Liberal Democrat leader

Jo Swinson announced as new Liberal Democrat leader

4 monthes ago   |   By Metro

Jo Swinson has been announced the new leader of the Lib Dems
Jo Swinson has been announced as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats.
She said she was ‘honoured' and ‘over the moon' to be elected the first woman to lead the Lib Dems.
Former ministers Jo Swinson and Ed Davey battled it out to take the reins of the pro-Remain party following Sir Vince Cable's decision earlier this year to stand down.
East Dunbartonshire MP Ms Swinson is the bookmakers' favourite in the race and has served as Sir Vince's deputy since June 2017
Kingston and Surbiton MP Sir Ed served as energy secretary in...
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