Liberal Democrats have chosen Brighton as the destination for their spring conference - two days before their larger autumn session is due to start.
The city's council has just announced the booking between March 8th and 10th for the Brighton Centre, in response to delegates who expressed a preference for the Sussex seaside location.
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