Archive of 7 October 2014
"I don't feel it's a defeat," Ed Davey told me. He was speaking immediately after suffering the Lib Dem leadership's most embarrassing defeat of this year's conference.
Tories' lurch to the right could save Clegg's party from oblivion.
The Liberal Democrats are having fun while they can. "It's the last days of Rome," as one delegate tells me in Glasgow. He is confident, upbeat, and expects his party will win at least 20 seats on May 7th next year.