VIDEO: Deputy Prime Minister pays tribute to Sir Alan Beith MP

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited Alnwick to pay tribute to Sir Alan Beith MP who celebrated 40 years in office.

Mr Clegg described Sir Alan as a ‘legend’ and said saying goodbye to him would be saying ‘goodbye to an era’.

Celebration of Sir Alan Beith's 40th anniversary as MP. Ref: JCNG cleggbeith 17

Celebration of Sir Alan Beith's 40th anniversary as MP. Ref: JCNG cleggbeith 17

He also congratulated Julie Pörksen on being named the next Lib Dem candidate for the Berwick upon Tweed constituency.