Vincent Cable

MP, Twickenham

Twickenham Liberal Democrat

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How Vincent Cable voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Vincent Cable never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: Kay Review Report 27 Oct 2014

    I would like to inform the House that the Government are today publishing a report on progress made in implementing the recommendations of the Kay review of equity markets. Copies of the report will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses. In July 2012, the Kay review report set out a vision for reform of UK equity markets to ensure that they support long-term investment, constructive...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Competitiveness 11 Sep 2014

    Last week, the World Economic Forum released its annual assessment of international competitiveness. The UK rose in the rankings to ninth place, and in relation to the responsibilities of my Department, to fourth place for labour markets and to second in the world for technological readiness and innovation. This is further evidence that our economic policies are delivering a more competitive...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Competitiveness 11 Sep 2014

    And not only in Worcester. Indeed, one of the most rapidly growing programmes, operating through the British business bank, is the start-up loans scheme. My hon. Friend may be aware that approximately 19,000 start-up loans have now been made, with a value of over 100 million.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Departmental Staff
  • IT Projects
  • Ascension Island
  • Secondments
  • Asbestos

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Leader and Shadow Chancellor (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Deputy Party Leader (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Chancellor & Deputy Party Leader, Treasury (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Acting Leader (16 Oct 2007 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Chancellor & Acting Party Leader, Treasury (16 Oct 2007 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Deputy Leader (4 Apr 2006 to 16 Oct 2007)
  • Shadow Chancellor, Treasury (26 Jan 2004 to 16 Oct 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 54.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 35 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1285 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Lord Oakeshott
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: conducting a local opinion poll, value £6,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 5 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Lord Loomba
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Cost of holding a dinner; £3,738.06
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Lord Loomba
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,450
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Shiraz Lalji
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mrs J Mattu
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Vitabotics Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 1 Apsley Way, London NW2 7HF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01012146
(a) (Registered 21 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: GSM Minerals Engineering Consultants Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 70 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3QS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 02903467
(a) (Registered 21 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Dr S. P. Sharma
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 21 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Precis Management Services Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 98 Park Land, London W1K 7TB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 07545915
(a) (Registered 21 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Chartwell Care Services Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 12 Helmet Row, London EC1V 3QJ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 08554461
(a) (Registered 21 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Joginder Sangar
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,950 in covering the cost of a dinner
(a) Donor status: inidvidual
(a) (Registered 9 September 2014)

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