Clegg 'had no details of any specific allegations'

Liberal Democrat deputy leader Simon Hughes told ITV's Daybreak that Nick Clegg "had no details of any specific allegations" against Lord Rennard.

Mr Hughes added that Lord Rennard made a "clear denial" when the claims were put to him.

Read: Rennard claims raised 'directly with Clegg' in 2008.

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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.