The Liberal Democrats have said they have dropped disciplinary proceedings against Lord Rennard, bringing the matter "to a close".
It follows a Regional Parties Committee review over whether statements made by Lord Rennard had brought the party into disrepute.
Lib Dem statement on Lord Rennard - matter is 'closed'. Temporary suspension from party over. http://t.co/8oWBZW2ON2
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