Menzies Campbell

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Sir Menzies Campbell backs Briton's bid to avoid extradition to US
Former Lib Dem leader opposes Americans’ attempt to try Mike Lynch, the former boss of Autonomy, on criminal charges

Joanna Partridge

16, Feb, 2020 @7:00 AM

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People's Vote backers rally in Edinburgh for say in final Brexit deal
Former Lib Dem leader Menzies Campbell, comedian Rory Bremner, and broadcaster Gavin Esler among the speakers

Staff and agencies

18, Aug, 2018 @4:20 PM

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Lib Dems 'could force Theresa May to reveal Brexit plans before article 50'
Party’s pro-EU peers believe there is no constitutional reason why they can’t add extra clauses to Brexit bill

Heather Stewart

17, Nov, 2016 @7:00 AM

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#LibDemFightback: what became of MPs who lost their seats?
After disastrous showing in May general election, and as the party begins its annual conference, what are ousted Lib Dem MPs up to now?

Isabelle Westbury

19, Sep, 2015 @1:27 PM

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Lib Dem leadership: Norman Lamb backed by two former leaders
Sir Menzies Campbell and Lord Ashdown among group of senior Liberal Democrats who write letter to the Guardian in support of North Norfolk MP

Patrick Wintour Political editor

26, Jun, 2015 @5:58 PM

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House of Lords to see increase in Liberal Democrats
Leader of house suggests PM’s new list will contain more Lib Dems, after Labour peer says that would bring Lords into disrepute, given the election results

Rajeev Syal and Frances Perraudin

25, Jun, 2015 @7:06 PM

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Charles Kennedy stood up for British Guantánamo detainees | Letters from Louise Christian and Janet Davies
Letters: As well as opposing the Iraq war, Charles Kennedy also opposed on principle the incarceration of people without trial in Guantánamo and elsewhere

Letters

03, Jun, 2015 @6:01 PM

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Campbell unhappy with Salmond remarks about Charles Kennedy
Suggestion that Kennedy was an unenthusiastic supporter of the Better Together referendum campaign upsets Sir Menzies Campbell

Nicholas Watt Chief political correspondent

02, Jun, 2015 @5:45 PM

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Vince Cable among four senior Lib Dems to turn down Lords offer from Clegg
Danny Alexander, David Laws and Simon Hughes understood to make up rest of the foursome of unseated party figures who have rejected peerages

Patrick Wintour Political editor

15, May, 2015 @5:06 PM

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Menzies Campbell: 'Behind this modest exterior I'm rather competitive'
As part of a series of interviews with famous politicians who are stepping down ahead of the general election, the former Lib Dem leader talks of the political interviews he has enjoyed most

Interview by Tim Lewis

26, Apr, 2015 @7:30 AM

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Defence spending: MPs vote in favour of keeping budget at 2% of GDP
The move piles pressure on David Cameron to commit to protect defence spending beyond 2016

Frances Perraudin

12, Mar, 2015 @6:13 PM

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Lib Dem conference diary: footsoldiers saving the world, one issue at a time
The party works its faithful harder than Labour or the Tories, but at least they can ‘pop out for a Charlie’ to take a breather

Michael White

06, Oct, 2014 @4:52 PM

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