Alison Smith welcomes independent Lib Dem inquiry

Alison Smith says she prefers Tim Farron's tone that the party screwed up but is pleased the inquiry is now going to be independently chaired.

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'Five women' in Rennard probe

ITV News understands that police are likely to be speaking to around five women in total over claims of sexual impropriety made against former Lib Den Chief Executive Lord Rennard.