The Liberal Democrats are to change their party constitution in an attempt to draw a line under a sexual harassment scandal which has rocked the party. After an internal report criticised Nick Clegg and equalities minister Jo Swinson for their handling of ‘sex pest’ allegations against Lord Rennard, the following clause will be voted in […]

Top Liberal Democrats linked to the cover-up of alleged sexual harassment by former party chief exec Lord Rennard are to  address a party rally on, erm, International Women’s Day. In an ironic turn of events, the gathering on “meaningful gender equality” will be addressed by Nick Clegg, who despite previous denials was forced to admit he had known about Rennard’s […]

With Vince Cable’s engulfed by a scandal that could end his political career, one would assume his bag carrier Parliamentary Private Secretary Jo Swinson had more pressing concerns than Christmas trees on the parliamentary estate: Perhaps Swinson should take a leaf out of her boss’ book with some injudicious honesty: “La, la la! This isn’t happening!”