Vincent Cable

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Vincent Cable
Vincent Cable

Dr Vincent Cable (born 9 May 1943) is a British Liberal Democrat politician and economist. He is Member of Parliament for Twickenham and has been the Liberal Democrats' chief spokesperson for the treasury since 2003, having previously served as Chief Economist for the oil company Shell.

Cable was born in York where he attended Nunthorpe Grammar School. He went on to study Natural Science and Economics at Fitzwilliam House, Cambridge and was elected President of the Cambridge Union in 1965.

Cable began as a member of the Labour party, and left for the SDP. He has fought parliamentary seats for Labour, the SDP, and the Liberal Democrats. He failed to unseat Conservative Toby Jessel in 1992 but won the seat of Twickenham at the 1997 General Election, and increased his majority in 2001. He is Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor.

Cable is one of the contributors of the Orange Book (2004).

See also

Bibliography

  • The Orange Book - Reclaiming Liberalism edited by David Laws and Paul Marshall; contributions by Vincent Cable and others (Profile Books, 2004) ISBN 1861977972
  • Regulating Modern Capitalism (Centre for Reform Papers) Vincent Cable (Centre for Reform, 2002) ISBN 1902622367
  • Commerce (Liberal Democrat Consultation Papers) Vincent Cable (Liberal Democrat Publications, 2002) ISBN 185187688X
  • Globalization: Rules and Standards for the World Economy (Chatham House Papers) Vincent Cable, Albert Bressand (Thomson Learning, 2000) ISBN 1855673509
  • Globalisation & Global Governance Vincent Cable (Thomson Learning, 1999) ISBN 0826461697
  • Preparing for EMU: A Liberal Democrat Response (Centre for Reform Papers) Vincent Cable (Centre for Reform, 1999) ISBN 1902622065
  • China and India: Economic Reform and Global Integration Vincent Cable (Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1995) ISBN 1899658009
  • Global Superhighways: The Future of International Telecommunications Policy (International Economics Programme Special Paper) Vincent Cable, Catherine Distler (Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1995) ISBN 0905031970
  • The World's New Fissures Vincent Cable (Demos, 1995) ISBN 1898309353
  • Trade Blocs: The Future of Regional Integration edited by Vincent Cable and David Henderson (The Brookings Institution, 1994) ISBN 0905031814
  • Commerce of Culture: Experience of Indian Handicrafts, Vincent Cable (Lancer International, 1990) ISBN 817062004X
  • Developing with Foreign Investment edited by Vincent Cable and Bishnodat Persaud (Routledge, 1987) ISBN 0709948255
  • Economics and the Politics of Protection: Some Case Studies of Industries (World Bank Staff Working Papers Number 569) Vincent Cable (World Bank, 1984) ISBN 0821301993
  • Education and Social Action Programming for Cable: Conference Report edited by Vincent Thompson (Council for Educ. Technology, 1984) ISBN 086184131X
  • World Textile Trade and Production Trends Vincent Cable, Betsy Baker (Economist Intelligence Unit, 1983) ISBN 0862180848
  • Case Studies in Development Economics Vincent Cable (Heinemann Educ., 1982) ISBN 0435339370
  • The Role of Handicrafts Exports: Problems and Prospects Based on Indian Experience (ODI Working Paper) Vincent Cable (Overseas Development Institute, 1982) ISBN 0850030862
  • British Electronics and Competition with Newly Industrialising Countries Vincent Cable, Jeremy Clarke (Overseas Development Institute, 1981) ISBN 0850030765
  • Evaluation of the Multifibre Arrangement and Negotiating Options Vincent Cable (Commonwealth Secretariat, 1981) ISBN 0850922046
  • British Interests and Third World Development Vincent Cable (Overseas Development Institute, 1980) ISBN 0850030706
  • Britain's Pattern of Specialization in Manufactured Goods With Developing Countries and Trade Protection (World Bank Staff Working Paper No 425/Oct 8) Vincent Cable, Ivonia Rebelo (World Bank, 1980) ISBN 0686362047
  • World Textile Trade and Production Vincent Cable (Economist Intelligence Unit, 1979) ISBN 0900351853
  • South Asia's Exports to the EEC: Obstacles and Opportunities Vincent Cable, Ann Weston (Overseas Development Institute, 1979) ISBN 0850030684
  • World Textile Trade and Production Vincent Cable (Economist Intelligence Unit, 1979) ISBN B0000EGG8M
  • Import Controls: The Case Against Vincent Cable (Fabian Society, 1977) ISBN 0716313359
  • Whither Kenyan Emigrants? Vincent Cable (Fabian Society, 1969) ISBN 0716320185

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