Ex-Lib Dem peer Baroness Manzoor joins Tory party
A peer has been tempted to switch to the Conservative Party after resigning the Liberal Democrat whip last month.
Zahida Manzoor quit over the Liberal Democrats' policies on Europe and praised what she said was Prime Minister Theresa May's clear leadership on Brexit.
She is the second former Lib Dem peer to switch to the Tories, after Lady Nicholson re-joined the party.
Baroness Manzoor said the Tory party was now her "natural home".
She also said leaving the Lib Dems, for whom she had been a member of the House of Lords for three years, was "tough but... the right thing to... read more
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