The Clacton MP quits his party but insists he will not rejoin the Conservatives or trigger a by-election.
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With a new vote on military action on the horizon, David Cameron is seeking support from all quarters.
Twelve months ago, Nicola Sturgeon was popular, but not that popular; widely respected, but very much a Scottish rather than a UK politician. Now she has triumphed, personally and politically.
The former mayor of London's new role as co-convenor has only sharpened the divide over Trident renewal.
After the party's grassroots called successfully for a special conference to oust him from the federal executive, Chris Rennard stood down.
By saving his barb till the end, the PM left the Labour leader with no chance to reply.
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