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Lib Dems' Jo Swinson: Being a woman will not stop me toppling Boris Johnson

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Lib Dems' Jo Swinson: Being a woman will not stop me toppling Boris Johnson

Lib Dems' Jo Swinson: Being a woman will not stop me toppling Boris Johnson

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has warned Boris Johnson that being a woman will not stop her from toppling him as Prime Minister.

In hard-hitting comments, the East Dunbartonshire MP told a rejuvenated party that the Conservative Party leader would find out that being a female was not a "weakness".

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