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.


The 36 closest Liberal Democrat misses in the 2017 general election

A listing of seats purely by swing to win is not the same as a listing of future target seats as other factors come into account too. It does however give a good overall picture of the territory over which the next election will be contested. … Read the full post »