The Liberal Democrats are on a mission to go from “protest back to power”, the party’s departing leader, Sir Vince Cable, is to say.
In a speech in York, Sir Vince will call for the party to continue arguing for the benefits of staying in the EU.
He will also accuse Prime Minister Theresa May of prioritising Conservative Party unity over maintaining peace in Northern Ireland.
Sir Vince, 75, will step down in May after leading the Lib Dems since 2017.
Speaking on Sunday at the party’s spring conference, Sir Vince will say “we are Remain”, adding: “Whatever happens in the next few weeks of parliamentary twists and turns, we must