Lib Dem split emerges over policy of seeking second EU referendum

Nick Clegg defends the party’s policy on Brexit against criticism from Vince Cable, Norman Lamb and Lord Ashdown

Nick Clegg has defended the Lib Democrats’ policy of seeking to block Britain’s departure from the EU by demanding a second referendum, after Vince Cable said such a move would be disrespectful to voters.

The Lib Dems campaigned for a remain vote in June’s referendum, but a split has emerged at the party’s annual conference in Brighton this week about how best to respond to the result.

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