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Vincent Cable

Liberal Democrat MP, Twickenham , 1 May 1997 –

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Military Action Overseas: Parliamentary Approval (17 Apr 2018)

David Drew: ...our constituents have been emailing us and stopping us in the street to ask, “What is your view? Why haven’t we heard what Parliament has to say?” The right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) made that point, and I totally agree with him. It is important that Parliament has a say. Parliament can get things right and get things wrong, but so can Governments, and...

Syria (16 Apr 2018)

Theresa May: ..., it is right that the Prime Minister comes to Parliament at the earliest opportunity. In relation to potential future action, as I said in response to the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable), this was a targeted attack. It was targeted at degrading the chemical weapons capability of the Syrian regime. We now look, alongside that, to undertake international work through...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boating: Finance (12 Apr 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: ...;s Cup team and their proposal to base their permanent headquarters on the Camber in Portsmouth. This was announced by the then Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt hon Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable). This funding ensured the racing team’s commitment to basing their operations in Portsmouth for a minimum of 12 years to support three...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (8th Day) (19 Mar 2018)

Lord Callanan: ...will take interventions later. I am on only the third paragraph of my speech. I will not embarrass the Liberal Democrats further by quoting their leader, the right honourable Member for Twickenham, Vince Cable. The noble Lord, Lord Newby, says that that was years ago. It was not; it was in September 2016; it was only 18 months ago that he said that we should not have another referendum....

United States Tariffs: Steel and Aluminium (12 Mar 2018)

Crispin Blunt: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his answer to the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable). My right hon. Friend says that when he goes to the United States, he will meet members of Congress. Will he continue to build the case with our Republican friends in Congress for the open, liberal trading system that we all support—on both sides of this House—to make sure...

Bills Presented: House of Peers Bill (8 Mar 2018)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Christine Jardine, supported by Tom Brake, Tim Farron, Layla Moran, Jamie Stone, Wera Hobhouse, Jo Swinson, Sir Vince Cable and Norman Lamb, presented a Bill to provide for the renaming of the House of Lords as the House of Peers. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 15 June, and to be printed (Bill 179).

Finance (No. 2) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (8 Mar 2018)

Baroness Kramer: ...;2 billion for social services. Whichever way you add it up, the Government came forward with only £2 billion out of that needed £6 billion. An amendment to this finance Bill proposed by my right honourable friend Sir Vince Cable asked the Government to task the OBR with looking at a hypothecated, dedicated tax to support the NHS—particularly around the issue of 1p in the...

Uk Relations: Saudi Arabia (7 Mar 2018)

Crispin Blunt: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his comprehensive answer to the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable). Is my right hon. Friend as surprised as I am that the question was shorn of the context of the scale of the reforms now taking place in Saudi Arabia? May I urge the Government to continue our assistance to the Government of Saudi Arabia in order to deliver the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 Mar 2018)

Theresa May: The hon. Lady is a little late, because I was asked a question about a US trade deal and the national health service by the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) in this House on Monday, and I made it very clear that we retain the principles of the national health service and that we are not going to allow the national health service to be undermined by any trade deals we do.

Bills Presented: Voyeurism (Offences) (6 Mar 2018)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Wera Hobhouse, supported by Sir Vince Cable, Jo Swinson, Christine Jardine, Layla Moran, Caroline Lucas, Anna Soubry, Jeremy Lefroy, Catherine West, Grahame Morris, Tonia Antoniazzi and Ben Lake, presented a Bill to make certain acts of voyeurism an offence. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 11 May 2018, and...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review of relief for first-time buyers (21 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: ...into those arrangements, they did so knowing what the VAT consequences would be, but we are taking action going forward. Finally, I understand the desire of the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) to have information on the effects of increases of income tax by 1%. However, there is no need for that now, as information is available on that. Time does not allow me to explain...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (21 Feb 2018)

Baroness Ludford: ...patronised to the extent that they are denied the knowledge that the Government have about the likely impact of their plans. Why is that? Because they might actually want to say to the Government, “No, we do not want to go in this direction”. I say to the noble Lord, Lord True, that my right honourable friend Vince Cable did not and does not call for a rerun of the June 2016...

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [Lords] (20 Feb 2018)

Jo Swinson: will the means, but that was an important step forward, and I am proud to have been part of a Government who took a leadership role. I pay tribute to my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable), who was Business Secretary at the time, and to the former Prime Minister, David Cameron, because he was absolutely committed to fighting corruption and to playing a global...

Homelessness (End of Life Care) (7 Feb 2018)

Edward Davey: unfeeling towards people.” “End of life? What end of life are you talking about? I’m on the street and nobody cares about me.” Friends, please support the Bill. Let us show that we do care. Question put and agreed to. Ordered, That Sir Edward Davey, Ms Karen Buck, Bob Blackman, Sir Vince Cable, Mr Kenneth Clarke, Caroline Lucas, Norman Lamb, Kate Green, Wera...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Implementation of international trade agreements (30 Jan 2018)

Judith Cummins: I am referring to the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable). Amendment 8 also seeks to ensure that the food we eat comes from healthy animals that are naturally resistant to disease, not dosed up with antibiotics as an alternative to maintaining food hygiene throughout the production process, which is a standard model of industrial farming in the USA. We all know about the real...

Heathrow Airport: Public Consultation (24 Jan 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...have steered the debate to—I hope —a satisfactory conclusion and allowed a number of hon. Members with different voices to contribute. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) on securing this important debate. As the right hon. Gentleman knows—indeed, as he indicated—the consultation on the revised draft airports national policy...

Pubs Code 2016 — [Mr David Crausby in the Chair] (24 Jan 2018)

Toby Perkins: ...on that important role. He may well know the history, but others may not. One of the founding principles of the pubs code’s introduction, as laid out by the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable) when he was Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, was that there should be a rebalancing of the level of reward between pub companies and tenants. The...

Small Business Commissioner - Question for Short Debate (22 Jan 2018)

Baroness Maddock: ...was claimed that, since 2008, 16,000 small businesses had been put into GRG—the bank’s global restructuring group—and the vast majority ended up being liquidated. My right honourable friend Sir Vince Cable referred to allegations over the restructuring group to the City watchdog four and a half years ago and has questioned why the regulator is still withholding its full...

Points of Order: Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [Lords] (22 Jan 2018)

Stephen Lloyd: ...affected the time to get debt advice and support. The amendment had been called for by leading charities in the sector, including StepChange and the Children’s Society, and by my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable), for quite some time, so it is good to see it in the Bill. However, despite such a breathing space scheme being in the Conservative 2017 general...

Green Finance - Motion to Take Note (18 Jan 2018)

Baroness Featherstone: ...with transition. If we do nothing to create a sustainable future, we stand to lose out through enormous shocks to our economy and financial system, and then, as other noble Lords have said, there is Brexit. Sir Vince Cable, in a recent op ed for City A.M., said: “The prospect of Brexit threatens to cause serious damage to the UK’s financial services industry. Paris, Frankfurt,...

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