Vince Cable

Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats

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Vince Cable: Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Sir John Vincent Cable is a British politician who was Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2017 to 2019. He was Member of Parliament for Twickenham from 1997 to 2015 and from 2017 to 2019. He also served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills from 2010 to 2015.


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Vince Cable: People should abandon 'tribal loyalties' and vote tactically to block Brexit, says ex-Lib Dem leader

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Sir Vince Cable: Former Lib Dem leader to stand down at next general election

Ex-leader's announcement will spark scramble for his seat, with Chuka Umunna thought likely to be among applicants
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Jo Swinson becomes first woman to be elected leader of Liberal Democrats

The former deputy leader saw off a challenge from Ed Davey in the race to succeed Vince Cable
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Brexit: Pro-EU parties unite in 'Remain alliance' to defeat Tory candidate for critical by-election

Sir Vince Cable says political logic of banding together is 'irresistible'
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Green Party accuses Lib Dems of backing austerity programme that cost 130,000 lives

Sian Berry said that Vince Cable's party were part of the "old politics" from which voters are turning away
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How can Britain stage an economic recovery after the Brexit crisis?

From his booklet, 'Beyond Brexit: Liberal Politics for the Age of Identity', Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable explores how the UK can prosper socially and financially in the 2020s
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