Incumbency, the Lib Dem “secret weapon” – what I told BBC’s Sunday Politics show

by Stephen Tall on January 7, 2014

I was interviewed for the BBC’s Sunday Politics show on the Lib Dems’ “secret weapon” – incumbency. Ie, that Lib Dem MPs are especially good at digging-in in their constituencies, allowing them to buck national trends.

Here’s the five-minute film, which features one of the prime examples, David Heath, who’s won four general election victories in his Somerset seat by the narrowest of margins: