Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has told LBC 97.3 the Lord Rennard allegations were "in the background" when he left the post of party chief executive. He added the immediate reason was his poor health:
Nobody thinks Nick is the kind of guy who would defend a 'boy's club', but that does not necessarily mean he has handled the issue well.
One of the women who made allegations against Lord Rennard told ITV News that Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg shifted his position on the matter.
Questions for the Lib Dems mount, centred on what senior members knew about allegations surrounding former chief exec Lord Rennard and when.