ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports:
Lib Dems say in light of court case conclusion Mike Hancock - who was suspended from party - now "faces expulsion"
Mike Hancock "faces expulsion" from LibDems says party source (currently sits as Independent MP in Commons after previously being suspended)
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