Vince Cable

Vince Cable's leadership ratings beat both Corbyn and May in latest poll

YouGov’s latest set of leadership ratings contains cautiously promising news from the Liberal Democrats: Vince Cable has the best (least worst) …

Liberal Democrats

NHS should provide reciprocal IVF so all same-sex couples have equal opportunity to have children, says Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable is today calling for reciprocal IVF to be made available on the NHS to ensure that financially disadvantaged same-sex couples have …

Great Britain

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable: NHS must provide equal access to IVF

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has spoken at the PinkNews reception in Parliament.<p>Cable was addressing the PinkNews summer reception in …

LGBTQI

Vince Cable admits he's NOT a fan of Love Island and mocks the contestants for Brexit chat

LIB Dem boss Vince Cable today admitted he's out of touch with the millions of Brits who watch Love Island every night.<p>The veteran politician said …

Celebrity (UK)

Sir Vince Cable demands overhaul of 'nightmare' appenticeship levy

The apprenticeship levy has “turned into a bureaucratic nightmare” due to poor implementation, according to Sir Vince Cable.<p>The Liberal Democrat …

Great Britain

Exclusive: Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable to demand private companies working on public projects be subject to FOI rules

Private companies who work on public projects should be subject to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests, Vince Cable will today demand.<p>The Liberal …

Business (UK)

Vince Cable sets out a new three-point plan for his leadership

Writing over in the <i>New Statesman</i> (a smart choice given what follows), Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable argues that there is great instability …

Liberal Democrats

OPEN LETTER To Sir Vince Cable DEMANDING answers on Brexit policy

Dear Sir Vince,<p>I am writing to you regarding the second episode of the Channel 4 documentary, "Carry On Brussels" in which the Liberal Democrat MEP, …

Great Britain

Vince Cable plans to remain as Lib Dem leader 'until he is 95'

LONDON — Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has rejected calls to make way for a successor, with friends telling Business Insider that he plans to stay in the job for another 20 years.<p>Cable had been widely expected by party insiders to serve as an interim leader, with current deputy Leader, Jo …

Great Britain

The Metro: Labour Donations Have Dropped To Lowest Level Since Records Began!

I’ve made my reasoning clear and it’s nothing new that I’ve signed a cheque giving £25K to Vince Cable and the Liberal Democrats…

Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: Lib Dem fightback on after local elections

<b>Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable says his party is "beginning the fightback" after gaining dozens of seats in the English local elections.</b><p>"We are reasserting ourselves as a major national force," he told supporters in Richmond in London, where the party won control from the Tories.<p>It also …

Great Britain

Sir Vince Cable safe as Liberal Democrat leader after party's better than expected local election results

The Liberal Democrats emerged as the surprise winners of the local elections as they gained more councillors than any other party.<p>Sir Vince Cable’s Lib Dems had secured at least 77 extra seats by Friday evening as the party took control of councils in Richmond and Kingston as voters appeared to …

Elections

The surprise winner of the local election results so far? Vince Cable

The party’s gains will quell the speculation about the party’s leader.<p>To no one’s particular surprise, the biggest loser of the local elections is …

Great Britain

Local elections 2018: Cable on Liberal Democrat campaign

Local elections are taking place in many parts of England this Thursday.<p>The last time these seats were contested - in 2014 - the Liberal Democrats lost ground.<p>Daily Politics reporter Greg Dawson spoke to party leader Sir Vince Cable in south west London on the campaign to win back council</b> …

UK Politics

'Damaged our credibility!' Vince Cable FINALLY ADMITS Project Fear WAS WRONG

Speaking at the IPSE and Demos policy conference, the Liberal Democrat leader claimed the language used to describe possible economic impacts after …

Great Britain

Liberal Democrats go jumping

Forget Lib Dems who point. Now we’ve got Lib Dems who jump, featuring Willie Rennie and Vince Cable:Surely it can’t be long before we have a Liberal …

Liberal Democrats

Firms should pay for people's data, says Vince Cable

<b>People should be "empowered" to sell their own data if they want to, to share in the profits of technological advances, Sir Vince Cable has said.</b><p>The Liberal Democrat leader said data was "the new oil" yet people were happy to give it up for free.<p>He also said regulators should consider breaking up …

UK Politics

Vince Cable said tech giants should pay Brits for their personal data

BRITS should be paid for their personal data by tech giants who harvest and sell the info to make money, according to Sir Vince Cable.<p>The Lib Dem …

Personal Data

Senior Lib Dems begin to discuss who should replace Vince Cable

LONDON — Conversations are already underway among senior figures in the Liberal Democrats about who should take over from Sir Vince Cable, as the former Business Secretary struggles to make an impact at Westminster.<p>As the party heads to a difficult set of local elections, multiple sources have told …

Great Britain

Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable visits Hull ahead of 2018 council elections

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable says his party deserves another shot at running the city council.<p>On a visit to Hull ahead of next month's all-out …

Great Britain

Legalising cannabis could help to end London gang violence, says Vince Cable

Lib Dem leader Vince Cable has suggested a possible solution to the wave of street crime which has left 50 dead in London – legalising cannabis.<p>The …

Great Britain

Liberal Democrats are "on the way back" says Vince Cable, as he launches local election campaign

The Liberal Democrats are "on the way back", Vince Cable has claimed, as he launched their local election campaign today.<p>The leader said the pro-EU …

Brexit

Sir Vince Cable drops 'n-word' during speech about identity politics

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has used the word "n****r" in a speech warning about the rise of identity politics.<p>Sir Vince was recalling a …

Great Britain

Sir Vince Cable launches the Lib Dems' English local election campaign

Sir Vince Cable has launched the Lib Dems' English local election campaign, promising "we're on our way back" and setting out "three reasons" to vote for the party on 3 May.

UK Politics

DEBATE: After Vince Cable’s embarrassing claims about EU leaders, have the Liberal Democrats had it?

After Vince Cable’s embarrassing claims about EU leaders, have the Liberal Democrats had it?<p>John Longworth, co-chairman of Leave means Leave and …

Great Britain

Sir Vince Cable facing humiliation after EU leaders disown claim they backed calls for second Brexit referendum

Sir Vince Cable faced humiliation on Thursday after European Union leaders disowned claims that they had backed calls for a second Brexit referendum.<p>The Liberal Democrats said that eight Liberal prime ministers had agreed a joint statement calling for the British people to be given a “final say” on …

Great Britain

Chopper's Brexit Podcast Episode 41: There is a 50/50 chance of another referendum to stop Brexit, says LibDem leader Sir Vince Cable

This week's Chopper's Brexit Podcast celebrates its first birthday, with cake, streamers and party hats at the Red Lion pub on Whitehall.<p>Over the past year - since its launch in March 2017 - the podcasts' episodes have been listened to 682,000 times - 352,000 downloads and 330,000 streams on the …

Great Britain

Podcast: Contradictory Conservatives

The New Statesman podcast with Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian.<p>Stephen and Anoosh discuss the unfolding story of the Russian spy attack in …

Great Britain

Vince Cable is absolutely right about nostalgic Brexit voters, and people like Nigel Farage know it

Vince Cable is in trouble for telling the Lib Dem party conference that many older people who voted for Brexit were driven by nostalgia for a Britain …

Opinion (UK)

Mike Hookem MEP accuses Lib-Dem leader of "a politically motivated attempt to whip up more hatred"

<b>UKIP deputy leader defends Brexiteers against Vince Cable’s insinuations of racism and living in the past for voting for UK independence.</b><p>UKIP deputy …

Great Britain