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Lembit Opik, Liberal Democrat MP and official boyfriend to the stars, is campaigning to be party president. Simon Hughes gives up the job later this year and the former lover of one or other of the Cheeky Girls has declared his interest.
He could face stiff competition. There has been talk in Lib Dem circles that Charles Kennedy, former party leader, might run for the job. Now it’s even being whispered that Kennedy’s predecessor, Lord Ashdown, will make a comeback.
Could this be an “Anyone but Lembit” campaign? “I couldn’t possibly comment,” says a senior Lib Dem MP (although not Lembit, obviously).
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Charles Kennedy or Paddy Ashdown for Lib Dem President?
Atticus in the Sunday Times leads with the following item this morning: