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One of the women who made a complaint about Lord Rennard has said she does not think he should be involved in parliament "at any level beyond being a member of the House of Lords".
Former Lib Dem activist Susan Gaszczak, who quit the party after claiming Rennard made sexual advances towards her, said she had been given "private assurances" he would not play any part in the 2015 elections.
Lord Rennard has said he is "pleased" with the decision by the Liberal Democrats to lift his suspension, and said he remained a "committed" member of the party.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has admitted that women in the party felt "let down" by the way officials handled complaints against Lord Rennard.
In a statement, he said changes had now been made.
Lord Rennard has welcomed the end of disciplinary proceedings against him by party bosses, saying all allegations against him "fell at the first hurdle".
ITV News political correspondent Carl Dinnen has tweeted:
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of sexual harassment has told ITV News she is "very disappointed" by the Liberal Democrats' decision to drop disciplinary proceedings and lift his suspension.
Former Lib Dem activist Bridget Harris was among four women who made such allegations against the peer - and said she suspects the decision was motivated by next year's General Election.
The Liberal Democrats have "recognised their failings" and have overhauled their code of conduct in the wake of allegations against Lord Rennard, the party president has said.
The Liberal Democrats have said they have dropped disciplinary proceedings against Lord Rennard, bringing the matter "to a close".
It follows a Regional Parties Committee review over whether statements made by Lord Rennard had brought the party into disrepute.
The suspension of Lord Rennard's membership of the Liberal Democrats has been lifted, after disciplinary proceedings against him were dropped.