Steel urges Lib Dems to 'get to grips' with Rennard saga

The former Liberal leader Lord Steel has told ITV News that the party should lift the threat of expulsion hanging over Lord Rennard and the peer should withdraw any legal action.

He says the party leadership need to "get to grips" with the situation.

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Nick Clegg insists he won't back down in Lord Rennard row

Nick Clegg has insisted he will not back down on his demands for Lord Rennard to apologise to women who made allegations about his behaviour. The party's former chief executive has launched legal action to block a second internal inquiry.