The Storm by Vince Cable

Valerie Penny's Book Reviews

John Vincent “Vince” Cable was born 9 May 1943 in York, England. He was the son of a working-class Tory, Len Cable, and his wife Edith. Len was a craftsman at the Rowntree chocolate factory while Edith packed chocolates for rival firm Terry’s. He is a British Liberal Democrat politician who has been the Secretary of State for Business, Innovations and Skills in the Conservative Liberal Democrat Coalition Government from 2010 to 2015. He has also been the Member of Parliament for Twickenham since 1997. Twickenham is a town in south west London on the River Thames in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, located 10 miles (16 km) southwest of the centre of London.

vinceCable studied economics at the University of Cambridge and the University of Glasgow, before becoming an economic adviser to the Government of Kenya between 1966 and 1968.  It was there he met his first wife, Olympia Rebelo with whom he had three children. He was was working and…

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