Five party leaders at the funeral of Jeremy Thorpe

Paddy Ashdown, Nick Clegg, David Steel, Charles Kennedy and Menzies Campbell attend the funeral of former Liberal Party party leader Jeremy Thorpe at Saint Margaret’s Church on December 17, 2014 in Westminster. The eagle-eyed will also spot Tim Farron on the right.

The coffin is carried out during the funeral.

There are more photos from the funeral here.

* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist. He is one of the Liberal Democrat Voice team. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.

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8 Comments

  • David Faggiani 22nd Dec '14 - 11:28am
  • Richard Dean 22nd Dec '14 - 4:01pm

    Where are the women?

  • matt (Bristol) 22nd Dec '14 - 4:13pm

    Wot, Richard, all those past female leaders of the Liberals, SDP and LibDems? Well, I hate to disappoint you, but…

  • Show some respect for crying out loud:-(

  • Richard Dean 23rd Dec '14 - 12:28am

    Tim Hill, I’m glad you agree with my comment. The pictures could have come from a bygone age. Well pre-suffragette. It’s almost Whitechapel (the series). Even Jeremy would likely have been bored to tears.

  • And you wonder why support for Liberalism has collapsed. It was a funeral for heaven’s sake.

  • peter tyzack 24th Dec '14 - 11:29am

    don’t worry, there are some excellent women in line for the future leadership..

  • Peter Tyzack

    I wish they would start showing themselves to the general public, because the party certainly isn’t overloaded with strong male candidates. It’s no good just looking right to a LibDem audiance, you need someone who will attract votes. Most of the current leading women MP’s are too closely linked to Clegg.

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