Paddy Ashdown
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Dimbleby presents Ashdown with a hat on Question Time

Paddy Ashdown was presented with a cake in the shape of a hat at the start of Friday's BBC Question Time programme.

Mr Ashdown told David Dimbleby he would "publicly eat his hat" if exit poll suggestions the party would lose dozens of seats were true.

Go to next video: Ashdown caught out on hat-eating promise