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Vince Cable sets out the Lib Dem approach to the economy

Vince Cable’s speech to the Royal Economic society is being reported as undermining the Chancellor in his pursuit of a budget surplus. This misses the point, as Vince is rightly focussed less on the ins and outs of Westminster politics

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A Lost Generation?

In the early 80’s I was at an education conference where someone was talking about youth unemployment and the devastating impact it was having in his community in the North East – his words still ring in my ears “that

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Race equality – a new Liberal Democrat approach: SLF/EMLD Conference

*UPDATE 10/06/13 – you can read reaction to this successful conference here – more extensive write-up to follow! This article first appeared at Lib Dem Voice – tickets for the conference referred to can be booked at http://uk.amiando.com/NIRVIKQ.html Vince Cable, Secretary

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Budget 2013 – reaction

The Budget contains some welcome measures, especially on childcare costs and raising the personal tax allowance to £10,000 next year. The latter is a Liberal Democrat commitment being delivered in government, and will go some way to ease the spiraling cost of

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A guide to spring conference

By Linda Jack, SLF Council member We expect one of the highlights of the weekend to be our Friday evening fringe with Vince Cable “How we get growing again – the road to 2015”. It will be in Hall 4 after

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A compelling case for a high pay commission? [Vince Cable]

Writing on Comment is Free today, Vince Cable argues: There is now a compelling case for a high pay commission to measure the claims of top earners that their rewards are justified and necessary, even if they offend natural justice

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