Rt Hon Vince Cable MP

Rt Hon Vince Cable MP

Constituency

Twickenham

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Vince Cable

Contact details

Constituency

2a Lion Road, Twickenham, TW1 4JQ
Tel: 020 8892 0215
cablev@parliament.uk

Departmental

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, 1 Victoria Street, London , SW1H 0ET
Tel: 020 7215 5000
enquiries@bis.gsi.gov.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Twickenham 1997-
Contested Twickenham General Election 1992
Contested York General Election 1987
Contested York General Election 1983
Contested Glasgow, Hillhead General Election 1970

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 2010-
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 2003-10
Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) 1997-03
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 1997-99

Other posts

Post Date
Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats 2007-07

Select committees

Post House Date
Treasury Sub-committee Commons 1998-99
Treasury Committee Commons 1998-99

Political interests

Economic policy, development, policing, energy, environment

Countries of interest

China, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Russia

General Election 2010 General Election - Twickenham

Name Party Votes Share Change
Cable, Vincent LD 32483 54.39% 2.7%
Thomas, Deborah Con 20343 34.06% 1.7%
Tomlinson, Brian Lab 4583 7.67% -3.7%
Gilbert, Briam UKIP 868 1.45% 0.0%
Roest, Stephen Green 674 1.13% -1.7%
Hurst, Chris BNP 654 1.10%
Cole, Harry CURE 76 0.13%
Armstrong, Paul Magna Cart 40 0.07%
Majority 12140 20.33%
Turnout 59721 74.12%
Electorate 80569
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.