Sir Alan Beith: 40 years as Berwick MP

Sir Alan Beith celebrates 40 years as the Liberal Democrat MP for Berwick

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MP honoured after 40 years of service

Sir Alan Beith has served Berwick for 40 years Credit: PA

Sir Alan Beith is this week celebrating 40 years as a Liberal MP.

He took the Berwick Upon Tweed seat in 1973 after Antony Lambton stood down.

He has since become Berwick's longest-serving MP and the longest-serving Liberal MP since Lloyd George.

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