Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg with Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Lisa Smart (right) and standing down MP Andrew Stunell in Hazel Grove
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Election 2015: Lib Dem - the party under pressure?

As the general election campaign continues, BBC North West Tonight has been looking at the prospects for each of the major parties.

Political Editor Arif Ansari examines the Liberal Democrats, who are defending six seats in the North West.

The party has lost 60% of its councillors in the region since the party went into coalition, so how will they fare on 7 May?