Will the Lib Dems ditch Clegg?

Nick Clegg is the “least popular party leader in modern political history”, says The Daily Telegraph. YouGov research for The Sunday Times found just 13% thought the deputy prime minister was doing a good job, compared to 78% who said the opposite. At the time of the 2010 general election, Clegg’s approval ratings stood at 74%.

Infighting broke out in the wake of “disastrous” local and European election results, with senior figures in the party describing Clegg as a “toxic brand”.

Lib Dem activists have begun no-confidence proceedings against Clegg in 190 local associations (they need to be successful in 75 [...]

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