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Vince Cable

Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills.jpg
Leader o the Leeberal Democrats
In office
20 Julie 2017 – 22 Julie 2019
Precedit biTim Farron
Succeedit biJo Swinson
Secretar o State for Business,
Innovation an Skills
In office
12 Mey 2010 – 11 Mey 2015
Prime MeenisterDavid Cameron
Precedit biThe Lord Mandelson
Succeedit biSajid Javid
Deputy Leader o the Leeberal Democrats (UK)
In office
2 Mairch 2006 – 26 Mey 2010
LeaderSir Menzies Campbell
Nick Clegg
Precedit biSir Menzies Campbell
Succeedit biSimon Hughes
Leeberal Democrats (UK) Treasury Spokesman
In office
12 Juin 2003 – 11 Mey 2010
LeaderCharles Kennedy
Sir Menzies Campbell
Nick Clegg
Precedit biMatthew Taylor
Succeedit biVacant
Member o Parliament
for Twickenham
Assumed office
9 Juin 2017
Precedit biTania Mathias
Majority9,762 (14.7%)
In office
1 Mey 1997 – 7 Mey 2015
Precedit biToby Jessel
Succeedit biTania Mathias
Majority12,140 (20.3%)
Personal details
BornJohn Vincent Cable
(1943-05-09) 9 Mey 1943 (age 76)
York, Ingland
Poleetical pairtyLiberal Pairty (Afore 1965)
Labour (1966–1982)
Social Democratic Pairty (1982–1988)
Leeberal Democrats (UK) (1988–present)
Spoose(s)Olympia Rebelo (1968–2001)
Rachel Smith (2004–present)
Bairns3
Alma materFitzwilliam College, Cambridge;
Varsity o Glasgow

Dr John Vincent Cable (born 9 Mey 1943) is an Inglis politeecian, an a current member o the Unitit Kinrick pairlament at Wastmeinster, representin the Leiberal Democrat pairty. He represents the Twickenham consteetuency, haein regained it at the 2017 general election. He wis the leader o the Leeberal Democrats frae 2017 tae the election o East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson in 2019.