Political correspondent Vicki Young with picture of Lib Dem candidate Lorely Burt
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Lib Dem Deputy Leader contest to follow Simon Hughes

Liberal Democrats MPs are voting for a new deputy to take on the role from Simon Hughes.

Political correspondent Vicki Young explained how the contest was being run, ahead of the declaration on Tuesday evening,

The three candidates have been relatively camera shy while the party deals with allegations about a peer and one of its MPs, which dominated the headlines last week.

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