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Vince Cable

Honorary Professor in Economics, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Party,



Sir Vince Cable was Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade (2010-2015). He was Member of Parliament for Twickenham 1997-2015; deputy leader of the Lib Dems 2007-2010 and shadow chancellor 2003-2010. As MP he was chair of the All Party Police Group and All Party Group on Victims of Crime and a member of the Treasury Select committee.

Sir Vince Cable read Natural Sciences and Economics at Cambridge University, where he was President of the Union, followed by a PhD at Glasgow University. For full details please see

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