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Wed Jun 14, 2017, 03:39 PM

4. Swinson's not particularly well-loved in Scotland.

She was "lucky" to win back her seat (which is quite varied, from the douce, leafy suburbs of Bearsden, which I drove around just last week searching from the cattery where we got our latest lovely rescue cat - only saw one lamppost poster in the whole area - to darkest Clydebank, from the SNP's John Nicolson, who I doubt we've heard the last from). I don't think she did anything of note between losing her seat and regaining it, but she's certainly ambitious.

Her previous record includes voting against the moratorium on fracking, going to ground as UK Equalities Minister in the Coalition during a sex scandal, and along with hubby ex-Lib Dem MP Duncan Hames some petty finagling of expenses.

I'm sure she'll be an ornament to parliament and the Lib Dem front bench, if not leadership.

I'd like to see Cable get a prominent role. It's a shame he was scuppered in taking on Murdoch by Coalition politicking.

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