Vincent Cable

Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Twickenham Liberal Democrat

Vincent Cable’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Fox-Sky Merger 20 Jul 2017

    Can the Secretary of State reassure the House that she will not proceed to a decision until she has received a report from the Information Commissioner that the 13 million datasets that will be handed over to Fox as a result of the takeover cannot be misused or misapplied for political purposes? She will know that that concern was raised recently by senior Members of another place.
  • Euratom Membership — [James Gray in the Chair] 12 Jul 2017

    Since the problem is that Euratom is legally joined to the European Union, can the hon. Gentleman tell us how many European Court of Justice cases Euratom, in its long history, has been involved in?
  • G20 10 Jul 2017

    In the Prime Minister’s enthusiasm for a bilateral trade agreement with the United States, will she accept American insistence that we dilute food standards and agree to the establishment of investment protection mechanisms that override British courts?

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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

Currently held offices

  • Leader of the Liberal Democrats (since 20 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Vincent Cable’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.67% 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.
  • 181 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Vincent Cable’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1327 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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) The above is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 8 January 2015. Paragraph 108 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
(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 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: individual
(a) (Registered 9 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Susan Howes
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 December 2014)

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