Norman Lamb was born in 1957 and worked as a solicitor specialising in employment law before he moved into politics. He was a councillor, and leader of the Lib Dem group, in Norwich before later becoming MP for North Norfolk.

Norman Lamb ran for the Liberal Democrat leadership in 2015, when he lost to Tim Farron. He was knighted in 2019 for his work on mental health.

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Erotic spasms, the role of moderation and how to win: Vince Cable’s conference speech

Complete with the trailed reference to an erotic spasm (not a plug for his recent novel but rather a reference to the pleasure some got from voting Leave), changed to “exotic” when delivered, Vince Cable gave his autumn conference speech – perhaps his last such as party leader – today. … Read the full post »