Deputy Leadership contest: how the MPs stack up

The following list of MPs backing different Deputy Leader candidates only lists those who have declared their support in public so far. If you spot any more, please do post up a comment along with the source of the information and I’ll update this post as news comes in.

Tim Farron (11)
Gordon Birtwistle
Ming Campbell
Steve Gilbert
John Hemming
Martin Horwood
Chris Huhne
John Leech
Greg Mulholland
Tessa Munt
Dan Rogerson
Ian Swales

Simon Hughes (21)
Alan Beith
Tom Brake
Jeremy Browne
Paul Burstow
Vince Cable
Ed Davey
Don Foster
Andrew George
Mike Hancock
Nick Harvey
Stephen Lloyd
Michael Moore
John Pugh
Bob Russell
Adrian Sanders
Sarah Teather
David Ward
Steve Webb
Roger Williams
Stephen Williams
Simon Wright

UPDATE: The actual vote was Simon Hughes 38, Tim Farron 18.

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