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|Leader of the Liberal Democrats|
16 July 2015 – 20 July 2017
|Preceded by||Nick Clegg|
|Succeeded by||Vince Cable|
|President of the Liberal Democrats|
1 January 2011 – 1 January 2015
|Preceded by||The Baroness Scott of Needham Market|
|Succeeded by||The Baroness Brinton|
|Member of Parliament
for Westmorland and Lonsdale
5 May 2005
|Preceded by||Tim Collins|
Timothy James Farron
27 May 1970
Preston, Lancashire, England
|Political party||Liberal Democrats|
|Children||2 daughters, 2 sons|
|Alma mater||Newcastle University|
Tim Farron (born 27 May 1970) is a British politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Westmorland and Lonsdale since 2005. Farron was the leader of the Liberal Democrats until his announced resignation in June 2017.
President of the Liberal Democrats
Leader of the Liberal Democrats
After the heavy Liberal Democrat party losses in the 2015 election, Nick Clegg resigned as party leader. This caused a leadership election to be held. Farron beat his rival Norman Lamb and was elected leader.
Farron resigned as Lib Dem leader after the 2017 general election.
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