Timothy James Farron (born 27 Mey 1970 in Preston, Lancashire) is a Breetish politeecian wha acame Leader o the Leeberal Democrats in Julie 2015, an held this poseetion until Juin 2017, efter which he wis succeedit bi Vincent Cable.[1] He wis electit the Member o Pairlament (MP) for Westmorland an Lonsdale in 2005 an re-electit in 2010, 2015, an 2017, when his majority wis reduced frae 8,949 (18.3%) tae 777 (1.5%), an wis the Preses o the Leeberal Democrats frae 2011 till 2014.[2][3][4]

Tim Farron

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Leader o the Leeberal Democrats
In office
16 Julie 2015 – 14 Juin 2017
DeputeJo Swinson (2017)
Precedit biNick Clegg
Succeedit biVincent Cable
Leeberal Democrat Furrin an Commonweel Affairs Spokesman
In office
7 January 2015 – 16 Julie 2015
LeaderNick Clegg
Precedit biEd Davey (2010)
Succeedit biTom Brake
Preses o the Leeberal Democrats
In office
1 Januar 2011 – 1 Januar 2015
LeaderNick Clegg
Precedit biThe Baroness Scott o Needham Market
Succeedit biThe Baroness Brinton
Leeberal Democrat Environment, Fuid, an Rural Affairs Spokesman
In office
October 2008 – 11 Mey 2010
LeaderNick Clegg
Precedit biSteve Webb
Succeedit biDan Rogerson (2015)
Member o Pairlament
for Westmorland an Lonsdale
Assumed office
5 Mey 2005
Precedit biTim Collins
Majority777 (1.5%)
Personal details
BornTimothy James Farron
(1970-05-27) 27 Mey 1970 (age 50)
Preston, Lancashire, Ingland
Poleetical pairtyLeeberal Democrats
Ither poleetical
Leeberal Pairty (1986–1988)
Spoose(s)Rosie Farron
Bairns2 dauchters
2 sons
Alma materNewcastle Varsity
ReligionKirk o Ingland


  1. Mayhew, Bess (16 Julie 2015). "Tim Farron elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrats". Liberal Democrats. Retrieved 16 Julie 2015.
  2. Duffett, Helen (13 November 2010). "Lib Dem Presidential Contest: Result". Lib Dem Voice. Archived frae the original on 15 November 2010. Retrieved 20 Apryle 2017.
  3. "Cambridgeshire campaigner becomes new President of the Liberal Democrats". itv.com. 29 November 2014. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  4. "Sal Brinton elected as new Liberal Democrat Party President". www.libedems.org.uk. Retrieved 31 December 2016.