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Personalities, Politics, pic: November 1972, Rochdale, Cyril Smith, (born 1928) Liberal Democrat politician,having just been elected as a Liberal MP, sits on the Liberal bus next to party leader Jeremy Thorpe, who he tends to overshadow somewhat, due to his size (Photo by Bentley Archive/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Personalities, Politics, pic: November 1972, Rochdale, Cyril Smith, (born 1928) Liberal Democrat politician,having just been elected as a Liberal MP, sits on the Liberal bus next to party leader Jeremy Thorpe, who he tends to overshadow somewhat, due to his size  (Photo by Bentley Archive/Popperfoto/Getty Images)