Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Vince Cable stands down as Lib Dem deputy leader

Vince Cable has stood down as deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats in order to concentrate on his role as Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

You can find the text of his resignation letter to Nick Clegg on the party website.

His successor will be decided by a vote of Liberal Democrat MPs, which could be interesting.

2 comments:

Frank H Little said...

I hope he is not replaced by another ex-public school City type. We need to balance "the ticket". Pity we lost so many good women at the election.

There is one outstanding candidate in my opinion, but I shall not name names. My endorsement has proved the kiss of death in the past!

David Lindsay said...

First, Vince Cable is to privatise the Royal Mail. How very New Labour.

And now, Vince Cable is to privatise the motorways. How very New Labour.

Vote Liberal - not Lib Dem, Liberal - at Thirsk & Malton. That would be a start.