List of Deputy Leaders of the Liberal Democrats

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Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Incumbent
Office not in use

since 8 May 2015
Inaugural holder Russell Johnston
Formation 3 March 1988

The Liberal Democrats are a political party in the United Kingdom. Liberal Democrat Members of Parliament may elect a Deputy Leader. Under the constitution of the Liberal Democrats, there is no position of Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Deputy Leaders of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party in the House of Commons are often referred to as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats.

Following the 2015 General Election, the Liberal Democrat Members of Parliament have not elected a Deputy Leader.

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 Sir Alan Beith Alan Beith (2008).jpg 13 April 1992 12 February 2003 20 April 1943
3 Sir Menzies Campbell Sir Ming Campbell MP 2008 cropped.jpg 12 February 2003 7 January 2006 22 May 1941
4 Vince Cable Vince Cable (2013).jpg 2 March 2006 26 May 2010 9 May 1943
5 Sir Simon Hughes Simon Hughes MP Liverpool cropped.jpg 9 June 2010 28 January 2014 17 May 1951
6 Sir Malcolm Bruce Malcom Bruce (2014).jpg 28 January 2014 8 May 2015 17 November 1944

References[edit]

  • Federal Constitution of the Liberal Democrats

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