MP for Twickenham

Vincent Cable

Liberal Democrat MP, Twickenham , 1 May 1997 –

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International Trade: Economic Partnership Agreements (23 Nov 2017)

Jo Swinson: Under the leadership of my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) and the noble Lord Hague, in 2013, the UK Government were the first to publish a national action plan on business and human rights. Will the Minister give a commitment that human rights impact assessments will be undertaken before any new trade deal is signed and that any new trade deal will also include...

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Chris Bryant: .... In particular, I am enormously grateful to the right hon. Member for Preseli Pembrokeshire (Stephen Crabb), whom I think of as a friend. He was quite helpful when I broke my leg playing rugby—at Twickenham, incidentally—so I have to say that. I really never thought I would say this sentence, but I would like to thank the hon. Member for Shipley (Philip Davies), because he...

Backbench Business: Defence Capability — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (19 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: ...operating in and have exercises in 20 locations from Nigeria to the Balkans, to further afield in Poland with a resurgent Russia, to the Caribbean and not least, to the skies of Iraq and Afghanistan. The right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) asked important questions about helicopters. If I may, I will ask the Procurement Minister to write to him in more detail. My right hon....

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia (17 Oct 2017)

Mark Garnier: ...Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria. The framework was announced to parliament by the former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt. Hon Member for Twickenham, Sir Vince Cable, as a Written Ministerial Statement on 25 March 2014.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Exports: Saudi Arabia (12 Oct 2017)

Mark Garnier: ...Arms Export Licensing Criteria. The framework was announced to parliament by the former Secretary of State at the former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt. Hon Member for Twickenham, Sir Vince Cable, as a Written Ministerial Statement on 25 March 2014.

Higher Education Funding (11 Oct 2017)

Desmond Swayne: The right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) described the current regime as having all the advantages of a graduate tax with none of the disadvantages. Is that not still the case, and would we not want to avoid the ridiculous situation at the University of St Andrews, where Scottish student numbers are capped at 20%?

Sky/Fox Merger (12 Sep 2017)

Karen Bradley: I thank the right hon. Gentleman for his question. Together with the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) and my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke), he contributed one of the 30 substantive representations that I received. He referred to the “fit and proper” test. One question that he raised in his representation was the level of...

Fox-Sky Merger - Statement (20 Jul 2017)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...decision is finally reached. Recently, compelling arguments for this have been made in the other place by my right honourable friend the Member for Doncaster North and the right honourable Members for Twickenham and for Rushcliffe—noble Lords will be aware that that is a pretty distinguished cross-party alliance. The truth is that the Murdochs have a history of regulatory...

Fox-Sky Merger (20 Jul 2017)

Tom Watson: ...goes ahead, but the broadcasting standards investigation should go ahead too. Compelling arguments for that have been made by my right hon. Friend the Member for Doncaster North (Edward Miliband), the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable), and the right hon. and learned Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke). Does the Secretary of State agree that that is as distinguished a...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: ICT (17 Jul 2017)

Damian Hinds: ... Diss Rushden Coalville Barking Ealing Barnet March 2018 Stockport Alfreton Hawick Chester le Street Kingston Durham Preston Belper Galashiels Newton Ayclife Twickenham Ashford Leyland Heanor Helston Spennymoor Abergavenny Eyemouth Congleton Hanley Penryn Shipley Caldicott Lincoln Nantwich Library Longton Penzance Keighley Chepstow...

Economy and Jobs (29 Jun 2017)

Liam Byrne: ...sector investment. Our capital markets are not patient enough and do not invest in long-term growth, but sadly the debate about patient capital stalled at about the time the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) left office. We need a new debate about how we encourage more long-termism in the City and elsewhere, including in our banking sector, because at the moment we do not...

School Funding Formula (London) (28 Jun 2017)

Nick Gibb: May I begin by congratulating the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) on his first speech in this Parliament and welcome him back to the House of Commons? The Government want to ensure that all children, regardless of where they live, receive a first-class education. Over the past seven years, we have made significant progress. There are now almost 1.8 million more children in...

Members Sworn (14 Jun 2017)

John Bercow: ...Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve, Beaconsfield Right honourable Sir Edward Jonathon Davey, Kingston and Surbiton Right honourable Alexander Morrison Carmichael, Orkney and Shetland Sir John Vincent Cable, Twickenham Right honourable George Edward Howarth, Knowsley Right honourable Thomas Anthony Brake, Carshalton and Wallington Right honourable Dame Rosalie Winterton, Doncaster Central Right...

Higher Education and Research Bill (26 Apr 2017)

Ben Howlett: ...Minister for listening to us and delivering that amendment. I want to give a bit of a shout-out to Members who have made a big contribution to the campaign, particularly my hon. Friends the Members for Twickenham (Dr Mathias), for Eastbourne (Caroline Ansell), for Portsmouth South (Mrs Drummond), for Cheadle (Mary Robinson) and for Bedford (Richard Fuller), and my right hon. Friends the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Airports: National Policy Statements (18 Apr 2017)

John Hayes: ...were recorded as attending each event: Event Number of attendees Southall 76 Uxbridge 137 Kingston 206 Bracknell 223 Wimbledon 176 Ealing 224 Staines-upon-Thames 297 Twickenham 354 Putney 257 Hounslow 198 Stanwell Moor 123 Kensington 131 Windsor 167 West Drayton 281 Hammersmith 303 Maidenhead 206 Richmond 429 Gerrard’s Cross...

Written Answers — Home Office: Mobile Phones: Registration (31 Mar 2017)

Sarah Newton: I refer the hon. Member to the answer which was given in response to the hon. Member for Twickenham on 7 September 2016, UIN 44233.

School Funding (London) — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (29 Mar 2017)

James Berry: ...needs. Kingston Council is trying hard to address the issue by supporting applications for two new free schools—two special schools, one in Kingston and one in the constituency of my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias)—so that we can better deal with high-needs children in borough, but this matter needs to be addressed. We need more funding for high-needs...

Preventing Avoidable Sight Loss — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (28 Mar 2017)

David Mowat: ...clearly massively important. We can debate numbers— the hon. Member for Burnley (Julie Cooper) just talked about £28 billion—but the key figure is the statistic that my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) started with. Some 20 people a month are losing their sight, whether due to lack of prevention or lack of early treatment, in ways that are preventable....

Backbench Business: Torture and the Treatment of Asylum Claims — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (2 Mar 2017)

Robert Goodwill: I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias) for raising these important matters. It is a subject that she rightly says is a global issue, and one which, aside from the academic and clinical debates, has profound human consequences for individual survivors of torture. I am proud to share this Chamber with all colleagues who have spoken today, although I take exception to the...

Heathrow Expansion: Surface Access — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (28 Feb 2017)

John Hayes: ...about this issue a great deal. She follows in the footsteps of a Member who, one might say, was a champion of this cause. Other Members who have contributed—notably my hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Mathias), but also my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston and Surbiton (James Berry) and the hon. Member for Brentford and Isleworth (Ruth Cadbury)—have raised these...


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