Vincent Cable

Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham

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Vincent Cable’s voting in Parliament

Vincent Cable is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

However, Vincent Cable sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Vincent Cable generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs, while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Leader of the Liberal Democrats (20 Jul 2017 to 22 Jul 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury) (16 Jun 2017 to 20 Jul 2017)
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (12 May 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats (15 Oct 2007 to 18 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (1 Jul 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (31 Jul 1998 to 22 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (31 Jul 1998 to 22 Nov 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (10 Jan 1997 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Jul 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
12 November 2018, payment of £3,000 from State Street Global Advisors (asset management), 20 Churchill Place, London E14 5HJ, for a speech and Q&A session. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee paid direct to local charity. (Registered 23 November 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 July 2018)
Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 November 2018)
Name of donor: Lord David Alliance
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2018)
Name of donor: Greg Dyke
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2018)
Name of donor: Sue Howes
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 December 2018)
Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 January 2019)
Name of donor: CRU International
Address of donor: Clayton Stark & Co, 5th Floor Charles House, 108-110 Finchley Road, London NW3 5JJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,500

Donor status: company, registration 00940750

(Registered 02 May 2019)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 June 2019)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 July 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
I have been given life membership of the National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE. (Registered 26 September 2017)
Name of donor: Harlequin Football Club Ltd
Address of donor: Twickenham Stoop Stadium, Langhorn Drive, Twickenham TW2 7SX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to a match, value £336

Date received: 29 December 2018

Date accepted: 29 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03213073

(Registered 15 January 2019)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Frederick Paulsen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two weekend tickets for Glyndebourne, total value £800

Date received: 1 and 2 June 2019

Date accepted: 1 and 2 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2019; updated 12 July 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Chair (unpaid) of HCT; accessible transport company. (Registered 07 July 2017)
Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, and the universities of Nottingham, Sheffield and St Mary, Twickenham. (Registered 07 July 2017)

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