Scotland on Sunday cartoon: Lib Dem Conference

Danny Alexander puts his foot in it as the Liberal Democrats attempt to reassert themselves at their annual conference in Glasgow.

Illustration: Brian Adcock

Opening the five-day event at the Scottish Exhibition ­Centre, party president Tim Farron said he shared values with many people in Scotland, and said he feared the remainder of the UK would be worse off as a result.

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His call came after Scottish leader Willie Rennie called on pro-independence supporters not to question the “loyalty” of pro-UK supporters like him.