Nick Clegg's 'failure to act sooner' caused more distress

ITV News Westminster producer Adam Smith has tweeted:

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Lawyer for the woman who accused Mike Hancock of sexual assault says Nick Clegg's failure to act sooner caused her client further "distress"

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Lawyer: The failure of the Lib Dems to act sooner on Mike Hancock made his accuser feel like there was a "conspiracy against her" @itvnews

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Clegg: Disgraced MP Hancock should resign from Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has called on disgraced MP Mike Hancock to resign from the party. The Deputy Prime Minister said: "He should resign from the party. Of course he should. Absolutely."