List of Deputy Leaders of the Liberal Democrats

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The Liberal Democrat members elect their Deputy Leaders. Under the constitution of the Liberal Democrats the deputy leader is required to be a member of the House of Commons.

In the event that the leader dies, resigns or loses his or her seat in Parliament, the deputy leader serves as interim leader until a leadership election takes place.

List of Deputy Leaders of the Liberal Democrats[edit]

Deputy Leader Name Portrait Entered Office Left Office Date of Birth Date of Death
1 Russell Johnston RussellJohnston2.jpg 16 July 1988 13 April 1992 28 July 1932 27 July 2008
2 Alan Beith Alan Beith MP Liverpool.jpg 13 April 1992 12 February 2003 20 April 1943
3 Menzies Campbell Sir Ming Campbell MP 2008 cropped.jpg 12 February 2003 7 January 2006 22 May 1941
4 Vincent Cable Vince Cable, March 2008.jpg 2 March 2006 26 May 2010 9 May 1943
5 Simon Hughes Simon Hughes MP Liverpool.jpg 9 June 2010 28 January 2014 17 May 1951
6 Sir Malcolm Bruce Malcolm Bruce, September 2009 cropped.jpg 28 January 2014 Incumbent 17 November 1944

References[edit]

  • Federal Constitution of the Liberal Democrats

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