member of parliament, Westmorland and Lonsdale; former president, Liberal Democrats
Tim Farron became the MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale in 2005.
He was elected as the president of the Liberal Democrats 2010. In 2015, Tim was elected leader of his party, until stepping down after the general election in 2017.
He is currently the party’s spokesperson on communities, local government and the North of England, and work and pensions.
Tim lives in Milnthorpe with his wife Rosie, his daughters Isabella and Gracie and his sons Jude and Laurie. In his limited spare time, Tim enjoys following the (mis)fortunes of Blackburn Rovers, playing football and fell running.
Follow Tim on Twitter: @timfarron
Friday 18 October, 19:30 Sedbergh People's Hall, Howgill Lane, Sedbergh LA10 5DQ
How can we bridge the north-south divide?