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Nick Clegg says Lib Dem peer trying to 'undermine' party

Lord Oakeshott has said he quitting the Lib Dems and taking a "leave of absence" from the House of Lords after a row over the party's leadership.

He said the Lib Dems were "heading for disaster" under Nick Clegg and had lost their "roots, principles and values".

The peer, once close to Vince Cable, commissioned a poll suggesting the party would do better without Mr Clegg.

Nick Clegg has accused him of seeking to "undermine" the Lib Dem party.

  • 28 May 2014
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