Vince Cable

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Vince Cable- Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Vince Cable is the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.[1] He is the Liberal Democrat MP for Twickenham. [2]

History

Cable served in the Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet as Spokesman on Trade and Industry from 1999 to 2003. Followed by a role as Shadow Chancellor from 2003 to 2010. He was Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2006 to 2010. [2]

Education

Cable attended Nunthorpe Grammar School before going to York and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, where he studied natural science and economics and was President of the Union. He then studied for a PhD at Glasgow University. [2]

Special advisers

Affiliations

Notes

  1. Her Majesty’s Government, Number10.gov.uk, accessed 12 May 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP GOV.UK, accessed 1 October 2014