Commenting on Jo Swinson winning the leadership election in the Lib Dems, Lee Dargue, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Birmingham Ladywood said:
“Well done to Jo Swinson in becoming the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. I backed Jo for leader, as I believe our huge growth in both membership and election results can continue to surge under Jo, with a drive to attract more people to the cause of liberalism.
“Thank you to Sir Vince Cable, who hands over the reins of the party in a great condition, winning over 700 new Councillors in May and 16 total MEPs in a hugely successful Euro campaign in June.
“Liberalism is about giving real power to individuals and communities. From health and education, to tackling the climate crisis and improving the rights of all citizens, liberalism is the bedrock of our society in the UK. It is Liberal Democrats, with Jo Swinson as leader, who will continue to fight for this to happen for everyone.”