Sir Vince Cable

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Sir Vince Cable: Banning over-70s vote ‘extreme and unreasonable’

Sir Vince Cable: Banning over-70s vote ‘extreme and unreasonable’

The Lib Dem MP said calls to ban over-70s from voting are "extreme and unreasonable", but argued that the voting age should be lowered to 16.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

Sir Vince Cable: Chance of MPs backing second referendum ‘50/50’

Sir Vince Cable: Chance of MPs backing second referendum ‘50/50’

The former Lib Dem leader said support has increased for putting a Brexit deal back to the people in a second referendum.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

Vince Cable: Cameron made a ‘terrible mistake’ with Brexit

Vince Cable: Cameron made a ‘terrible mistake’ with Brexit

The former Lib Dem leader said there was never a "great public demand” for a Brexit referendum.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Sir Vince Cable: 'I see no reason why a second vote is a problem'

Sir Vince Cable: 'I see no reason why a second vote is a problem'

The Liberal Democrat leader said it was important for the public to "verify" their stance on Brexit.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on July 23

Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on July 23

Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on July 23

Vince Cable will step down as the leader of the Liberal Democrats on July 23.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: 'My worst fear is a no-deal Brexit'

Sir Vince Cable: 'My worst fear is a no-deal Brexit'

The Liberal Democrat leader revealed he was keen to avoid "crashing out" of the EU without a deal.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: 'Thoroughly bad' Brexit deal won't get our support

Sir Vince Cable: 'Thoroughly bad' Brexit deal won't get our support

The Liberal Democrat leader said his party will vote against Theresa May's Brexit deal this week, and "won't change" their minds.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Sir Vince Cable: Bring IS teen back to UK to face trial

Sir Vince Cable: Bring IS teen back to UK to face trial

Sir Vince Cable says Shamima Begum should be brought back to the UK and investigated by police for her time with the Islamic State in Syria

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Sir Vince Cable declares support for assisted dying after previously opposing it

Sir Vince Cable declares support for assisted dying after previously opposing it

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has written that he supports a change in the law to allow assisted dying

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mark Sedwill

EXCLUSIVE: Top civil servant called upon to probe Conservative Brexit compromise meetings

EXCL: Top civil servant called upon to probe Tory Brexit compromise meetings

Britain’s top civil servant has been called upon to investigate the use of impartial officials by a group of Tory MPs preparing a new Brexit plan for Theresa May. 

Friday, January 25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Sir Vince Cable: Jeremy Corbyn 'driving people to despair' with Brexit fence-sitting

Sir Vince Cable: Jeremy Corbyn 'driving people to despair' with Brexit fence-sitting

Sir Vince Cable: Jeremy Corbyn 'driving people to despair' over Brexit

Sir Vince Cable has said that Jeremy Corbyn is "sitting on the fence" over Brexit as Labour scraps plans to call for a vote on second referendum due to lack of leadership support

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Opposition leaders unite to accuse Theresa May of contempt for Parliament

Opposition leaders unite to accuse Theresa May of contempt of Parliament

Opposition leaders unite to accuse Theresa May of contempt of Parliament

Opposition leaders have joined forces to accuse Theresa May of showing contempt ofParliament.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Sir Vince Cable: 'Theresa May's no-deal threats are scaremongering of the worst kind'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Theresa May's no-deal threats are scaremongering of the worst kind'

Vince Cable: Theresa May's no-deal threats 'scaremongering of the worst kind'

Sir Vince Cable has criticised the Prime Minister's assertion that she'll step up no-deal preparations if MPs refuse to back her Brexit deal

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May

Corbyn should 'throw down the gauntlet' and try to force an election, says Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince: Corbyn should 'throw down gauntlet' and force an election

The Liberal Democrat leader said Jeremy Corbyn should "throw down the gauntlet" and "see where he stands".

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: Talk of a no-deal Brexit a 'fantasy' to get MPs to 'jump behind' Theresa May's plans

Sir Vince Cable: Talk of a no-deal Brexit is a 'fantasy'

Talk of a no-deal Brexit is a "fantasy" designed to motivate MPs to "jump behind" Theresa May's Brexit plans, Sir Vince Cable has claimed.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable fluffed the key line in his closing speech at the party conference.

Vince Cable 2018 Lib Dem Conference

Sir Vince Cable: Brexiteers get 'erotic spasm' from thinking about leaving the EU

Vince Cable: Brexiteers get 'erotic spasm' from thinking about leaving the EU

The insult is "a colourful metaphor", Sir Vince said, intended to highlight the economic damage he says hard Brexiteers are intent on wreaking on the UK.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit: 'Remain is almost certain to be a good deal better'

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit: 'Remain is almost certain to be a good deal better'

Lib Dem leader, Vince Cable, has clashed with Julia Hartley-Brewer after claiming a second Brexit referendum is needed as the "world has moved on enormously" since the original vote.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Vince Cable: ‘I worry about Boris Johnson’s politics’

Vince Cable: ‘I worry about Boris Johnson’s politics’

Vince Cable: ‘I worry about Boris Johnson’s politics’

Sir Vince Cable has said that he worries about Boris Johnson’s politics and him “dabbling in identity politics associated with Steve Bannon” but that “it has nothing to do with his sex life”.

Vince Cable announces he will step down as Liberal Democrats leader after “Brexit is resolved”

Vince Cable announces he will step down as Liberal Democrats leader

The Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable has announced he will be stepping down but not until Brexit “is resolved".

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

The The Liberal Democrat leader, along with fellow MP Tim Farron, were criticised for not showing up to vote on the Prime Minister's new Brexit White Paper.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

The Liberal Democrat leader says charging homeowners for leaving properties empty is necessary to tackle the housing crisis

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May facing backlash over reports of increased divorce bill

Brexit: Theresa May facing backlash over reports of £50bn divorce bill

Theresa May facing Brexit backlash over reports of £50bn divorce bill

New reports suggest Britain is ready to offer the EU between £40bn and £49bn

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Brexit: 'One in five chance' EU departure won't happen, says Sir Vince Cable

Brexit: 'One in five chance' EU departure won't happen, says Sir Vince Cable

One in five chance' Brexit won't happen, says Sir Vince Cable

The Liberal Democrat leader made the comments during an interview on Sky News

Sir Vince Cable blasts Government over falling level of apprenticeships

Sir Vince Cable blasts 'cack-handed' Government over falling level of apprenticeships

Sir Vince Cable blasts Government over falling level of apprenticeships

The former Business Secretary and current leader of the Liberal Democrats spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Government's Industrial strategy White Paper

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Sir Vince Cable dismisses suggestions Sarah Olney left his staff over reported election expenses investigation

Sir Vince Cable dismisses suggestions Sarah Olney left his staff over reported expenses investigation

Sir Vince Cable dismisses suggestions Sarah Olney left his staff over expenses

The Liberal Democrat Leader explained her reasoning for leaving in response to a question from Julia Hartley-Brewer

Paradise Papers: Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable suggests seizing control on British foreign territories operating as tax havens

Paradise Papers: Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable suggests seizing control on British foreign territories operating as tax havens

Sir Vince Cable suggests control on foreign territories to stop tax avoidance

The Liberal Democrat Leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the release of the Paradise Papers

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

The Foreign Secretary has been accused of being a 'backseat driver' after an article on Brexit for The Telegraph

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Sir Vince Cable: 'I'm not sneering at older people'

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit: 'I wasn't sneering at old people by saying they shafted the rest'

Vince Cable on Brexit: I wasn't sneering at old people with 'shafting' comments

The Leader of the Liberal Democrats clarified comments he made about older people being 'self-declared martyrs'

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Brexit: 'A type of Berlin wall across Ireland would be a terrible outcome,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cab

Sir Vince Cable MP spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould about the impact of negotiations on Northern Ireland

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

The Lib Dem leader said the Foreign Secretary might resign after reports of a cabinet dispute went public

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

The MP for Twickenham is set to become party leader following the resignation of Tim Farron in the wake of the election

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Vince Cable believes the public are sick of elections

Lib Dem leader-in-waiting Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Cable, the only man challenging for the Lib Dem leadership, suggests he will support Theresa May on Brexit.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses Sir Vince Cable of being disrespectful to UK voters

Brexit: Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Sir Vince Cable he's disrespecting UK voters

Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses Sir Vince Cable of being disrespectful to UK voters

A dispute began after the Liberal Democrat leadership candidate said 'the British were looking for the divorce' from the EU

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Queen's Speech 'nails the lie of Brexit being simple', says Sir Vince Cable MP

Queen's Speech 'nails the lie of Brexit being simple', says Lib Dem leadership challenger Vince Cable

Queen's Speech 'nails the lie of Brexit being simple', says Vince Cable

The newly-elected MP for Twickenham and Lib Dem leadership contender spoke to Paul Ross about the State Opening of Parliament

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats' leadership

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership

Sir Vince Cable is the first Liberal Democrat to announce that he is running for leadership of the party

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Election 2017: 'Recent terror attacks have shifted focus onto national security, but people remember Theresa May cutting police numbers', says Sir Vince Cable

Election 2017: Terror attacks won't necessarily lead to Tory votes, says Vince Cable

Terror attacks won't necessarily lead to Tory election votes, says Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable spoke to Paul Ross about the upcoming vote on Thursday, saying the Tories' reputation as a party of law and order has been eroded by their current leader

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

SunTalks: Boris Johnson blasts Jeremy Corbyn for 'siding with terrorists'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson sparks uproar by blasting Jeremy Corbyn for 'siding with terrorists'

Boris sparks uproar by blasting Jeremy Corbyn for 'siding with terrorists'

The Foreign Secretary launched an extraordinary attack on the Labour Leader, citing a supposed incident after the Brighton Bombing

SunTalks: Emily Thornberry snaps at Boris Johnson in debate

SunTalks: Emily Thornberry snaps at Boris Johnson in debate

Thornberry snaps at Boris for repeatedly interrupting her

The shadow foreign secretary admonished the Foreign Secretary for interrupting her

SunTalks: Boris Johnson launches assault on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit capability

SunTalks: Boris Johnson launches assault on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

Boris launches assault on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

The Foreign Secretary was taking part in the SunTalks debate

SunTalks: Vince Cable insists Theresa May's immigration targets are 'economic nonsense'

SunTalks: Vince Cable says Theresa May's approach to migration is 'absurd'

Vince Cable says Theresa May's approach to migration is 'absurd'

The former business secretary claimed her target for immigration was 'unreachable'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson says 'we can take £350 million back'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson insists 'we can take £350 million back'

Boris insists 'we can take £350 million back'

The Foreign Secretary challenged Labour to recognise the change to 'take back huge sums of money'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson defends Theresa May's Brexit plan

SunTalks: Boris Johnson insists Theresa May has a 'clear plan' for Brexit

Boris Johnson insists Theresa May has a 'clear plan' for Brexit

The Foreign Secretary insisted the Prime Minister has a plan which is 'clearly understood' by European partners

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Local elections result: 'UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Local elections: 'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Lib Dem grandee suggested Jeremy Corbyn and Paul Nuttall's parties have had horrendous nights

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

NUS President Shakira Martin – the underdog who has overcome every challenge in her way

Shakira Martin: The new NUS President who's open to Israel and claims she's more radical than Corbyn

Meet the new NUS President who claims she's even more radical than Corbyn

The single mother from Lewisham has just been elected as the president of the National Union of Students

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sir Vince Cable confirms he's ready for re-election after Theresa May's election announcement

Early election: Vince Cable confirms he's ready to return to parliament aged 74

Vince Cable confirms he's ready to return to parliament aged 74

The former Business Secretary and former MP for Twickenham spoke to Paul Ross about the Prime Minister's announcement

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return in spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could make spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return if Theresa May holds early election'

The former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke to Paul Ross about the future of the Liberal Democrats

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

David Cameron offshore fund row: Sir Vince Cable defends the Prime Minister

David Cameron offshore fund row: Sir Vince Cable defends the Prime Minister

Cameron offshore fund row: Cable defends the PM

Former Business Secretary says we 'shouldn't make a vast issue of this'