Category Archives: Vince Cable

Liberal Democrats Deliver: Green Investment Bank is Edinburgh bound

Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced today that the Green Investment Bank, a key element of Liberal Democrat policy will be based in Edinburgh and London, combining the advantages of Edinburgh’s green sector and a base in the … Continue reading

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Vince whets our appetite for Nick’s tax cuts speech

In the second very encouraging example in 4 days of Them Inside the Westminster Bubble communicating with us lesser mortals a bit better, the Almighty Vince sent an e-mail to party members this morning to give us the heads up … Continue reading

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Michael Moore – handy with a hoover, a pie and a cello

I can’t let the Festive Season go by with out posting this hilarious cartoon Christmas card, featuring Michael Moore, Nick Clegg, Danny Alexander, Vince Cable and Chris Huhne as elves. It makes me howl with laughter every single time….. Thanks … Continue reading

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Vince Cable in Aberdeen through the tweets of Stephen Harte

Last night Business Secretary Vince Cable did a “town hall meeting” style event with Scottish Party members in Aberdeen. We had Nick up last week and Vince this week, both, answering questions from activists. The meetings were packed and, although … Continue reading

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Vince Cable: Liberal Democrats vote on Murdoch without fear or favour

I tip my hat at Lib Dem Voice and the Divine Ms Duffett, who had this first, but I thought it was worth sharing. I was slightly rueful watching Jeremy Hunt, Culture Secretary, make the statement yesterday in the House … Continue reading

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Back from holiday. Have I missed anything…………?

So, I’m back from my week’s break in the highlands refreshed and  relaxed. It’s normally quite quiet this time of year so I expect nothing much to have happened.  Just off out to buy a News of the World to … Continue reading

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>How to wind up the Trade Unions………………

>Oh Vince, I’m really not sure this was wise. And why on earth is a Liberal Democrat going like a lamb to the slaughter threatening to visit some unspecified restriction of the right to withdraw labour on naughty unions if … Continue reading

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>Vince Cable talks about taming the Tories #sp11

> Vince Cable was up talking to the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce the other night. Afterwards, he talks about his memories of the Tories in power in the 80s, and how the Liberal Democrats are there to stop them doing … Continue reading

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>Vince Cable on Andrew Marr yesterday – on bankers, bonuses and half full glasses

>Business Secretary Vince Cable appeared on Andrew Marr’s show yesterday for the first time since his wee spot of bother before Christmas. Unfortunately, Marr stuck completely to politics and didn’t ask him about his spin round the dance floor with … Continue reading

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>My Coalition Reshuffle

>I have been challenged by Nick Thornsby to take part in a discussion about how the Coalition is doing and how I’d reshuffle the Government. I agree with Nick that I think on day to day business, at least from what … Continue reading

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