Vince Cable

Watch: Vince Cable fluffs his ‘erotic spasm’

18 September 2018 15:17

Vince Cable’s big moment at the Lib Dem party conference has arrived – but unfortunately for the Lib Dem leader…

Vince Cable’s Brexit gag is a cry of desperation

18 September 2018 14:15

Vince Cable has succeeded by one measure at this year’s Lib Dem conference: he’s actually managed to make news. With…

Vince Cable tries to solve the Lib Dems’ existential crisis

7 September 2018 16:47

Vince Cable’s announcements about shaking up the Liberal Democrats don’t exactly inspire confidence in the party as an energetic force…

Vince Cable’s message discipline

26 August 2018 11:52

When the Liberal Democrats unveiled their new slogan – ‘Demand better’ –earlier this month, critics were quick to point out…

Vince Cable’s big Brexit stunt backfires

22 March 2018 17:24

Oh dear. With Theresa May in Brussels today for the EU Council summit, Remain campaigners have been keen to do…

Vince Cable, not Brexit voters, is the one stuck in the past

12 March 2018 10:33

Everyone, understandably, is focusing on the white ‘nostalgia’ bit of Vince Cable’s speech to the Lib Dem conference. His slur…

Vince Cable asks: what’s the point of PMQs?

22 February 2018 16:18

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's unenlightening exchanges have put off the Lib Dem leader

Sarah Olney causes a stir at Lib Dem HQ

21 November 2017 13:10

Oh dear. Trouble is brewing at Lib Dem HQ over Sarah Olney. After losing her seat by 45 votes in…

Vince Cable’s conference speech, full text

19 September 2017 15:42

It is with a real sense of pride that I stand before you as leader of the Liberal Democrats. First…

Eight people who think they could be Britain’s Emmanuel Macron

22 August 2017 13:53

Emmanuel Macron may have the lowest approval ratings of any modern-era French president during their first 100 days – but here in Britain,…

Sunday shows round-up: Jeremy Cobyn tries to explain away his student debt troubles

23 July 2017 16:26

Jeremy Corbyn – I did not make a commitment to write off student debt This morning Jeremy Corbyn became the…

Vince Cable pitches the Lib Dems as the only force in the centre ground

20 July 2017 18:16

So Vince Cable is now the new Lib Dem leader, after no-else opposed the 74-year-old Twickenham MP for the party’s…

Is Vince Cable really an economic guru?

20 July 2017 11:43

Who has the most over-inflated reputation in British politics? Theresa May’s air of calculating caution is long gone, no one…

If Brexit doesn’t happen, then Britain isn’t a democracy

11 July 2017 12:33

It’s the casualness with which they’re saying it that is truly disturbing. ‘I’m beginning to think that Brexit may never…

Sunday shows round-up: Michael Gove says ‘yes’

2 July 2017 17:36

Michael Gove: The DUP deal is good for the union The newly installed Environment Secretary Michael Gove took to Andrew…

Could Vince Cable be the Lib Dems’ answer to Jeremy Corbyn?

20 June 2017 11:33

There was a time when progressives thought that politics had become too much of an old boys’ club. In the place of…

Listen: Vince Cable says he would find it difficult not to vote for Labour MP

8 May 2017 12:30

Tim Farron has said the Lib Dems won’t be forming a coalition with Labour. But it seems Vince Cable didn’t…

The three Europhiles take on the three Brexiteers

11 October 2016 12:52

Today it was a case of the ghosts of governments past as George Osborne, Michael Heseltine and Vince Cable were…

Vince Cable takes credit for Matt Hancock’s public school interview pledge

1 June 2016 12:41

This week Matt Hancock has found himself in the firing line over his social mobility drive. Following Hancock’s call for…

Was it wise for Cameron to bring up the ‘fantastically corrupt’?

10 May 2016 18:49

David Cameron was today caught describing Nigeria to the Queen as ‘fantastically corrupt’. But after the Panama Papers leak, the…