Coun Forbes said early canvassing has already shown that those who voted Lib Dem
in 2010 will be switching back to Labour.
And she was backed by Ed Davey, the Lib Dem
It is understood Mr Bradley Senior, who was a member of former city leader Trevor Jones' inner Liberal circle but became a Lib Dem
when the breakaway party formed in 1988, is a bitter political enemy of current Lib Dem
leader Cllr Richard Kemp and former city boss Lord Mike Storey.
AVON Peter Barnes (Lib Dem
) 1133 Mike Brain (Con) 1113 Barry Doherty (Lab) 202 Nicole Varga (Green) 194 Con gain from Lib Dem
BISHOP'S TACHBROOK Moh Ahson (Lib Dem
) 76 John Barrott (Lab) 477 Les Caborn (Con) 1104 Nicola Stevenson (Green) 199 Con hold BROWNSOVER ?
Lord Ashcroft's research, published today, is based on a poll of over 20,000 voters as well as focus groups among Lib Dem
voters, those who would consider voting for the party, and people who voted Lib Dem
in 2010 but have "defected" to another party.
The outcome is that significant numbers of former Lib Dem
voters who want to engage in British politics but are desperately searching for an alternative switch to Ukip.
member: Before the election Mr Roddick tweeted: "I'"I'm a member of the Lib Dems
But the apology from Lib Dem
leader and Deputy PM Mr Clegg over tuition fees was an attempt to "move on" and stake out the Lib Dems
In the former Lib Dem
stronghold of Liverpool the Lib Dems
are not even standing candidates in Central , Princes Park , Belle Vale and Everton Wards In the West Midlands former Lib Dem
councillors of long standing are now fielding as Liberal Party candidates As the Lib Dems
abandon their polices to be merely a prop for the Tory Party then both their voters and party workers are deserting in droves.
Mr Clegg has put these forward, along with high-profile Lib Dem
Shirley Williams, apparently without consulting the Tories.
7 million who voted Lib Dem
at last year's General Election, two million now back Labour.
Mr Clegg would be lined up as Home Secretary, Lib Dem
finance chief Vince Cable would be No2 at the Treasury and Chris Huhne would get the Transport job.