Mike Hancock was SDP MP for Portsmouth South 1984-87 and then Liberal Democrat MP for the constituency from 1997 until quitting the party after being suspended in 2014. He stood again, and lost, as an independent in 2015, securing only 1.7% of the vote.


Lib Dem conference MP fringe league table 2013: please send any spare time machines to Vince

Back for its fifth year is my Liberal Democrat conference fringe meeting league table, showing how many fringes each MP will be speaking at. … Read the full post »