The Times’ Canvass Returns

The Times spoke to Lib Dems and asked how they intended to vote. Of 171 members, 52 (30.5%) said that their first preference votes would go to Chris Huhne, 42 (24.5%) to Sir Menzies Campbell and 32 (19%) to Simon Hughes. Huhne has uploaded another bar-chart, as is traditional in LibDem circles showing, yes, you guessed it, he is winning here!

The remaining 45, or 26%, were undecided. Many will wait until the candidates have appeared on BBC One’s Question Time tomorrow night.

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Quote of the Day

Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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