Nick Clegg: Rennard claims 'were in the background'
27 February 2013 Last updated at 22:42 GMT
Nick Clegg has admitted concerns over Lord Rennard 's behaviour were "in the background" when the peer resigned as Lib Dem chief executive in 2009.
Police have spoken to party officials about allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards women behaviour by Lord Rennard.
He strenuously denies the accusations, said to involve at least 10 women.
Vicki Young reports.