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Clegg insists Cable 'was not aware' of Oakeshott poll

Nick Clegg has insisted Vince Cable was not involved in a failed attempt to oust him as Liberal Democrat leader. During his regular Call Clegg show on LBC he said: "He was absolutely not aware of polls elsewhere."

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Clegg will be removed by next year, Farage predicts

Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg during an LBC debate on Europe in March. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Nigel Farage predicted that Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg will be ousted before next year's general election.

Mr Farage told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Nick Clegg's position clearly is very vulnerable indeed. I'd be very surprised if he led the Lib Dems into the next election.

"They have gone down to one seat and they've been beaten by the Greens in a national election, so I don't think the Lib Dems will stick with that."

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