Sir Vince Cable to stand down as Lib Dem leader in May

March 14, 2019 Off By readly




Former business secretary, who plans to remain as an MP, refuses to name preferred successor

Sir Vince Cable has confirmed that he will stand down in May as leader of the Liberal Democrats, the UK’s fourth biggest parliamentary party.

The former business secretary is planning to remain as an MP and write books. It follows internal criticism for lacklustre performance over Brexit, including a failure to turn up to a key vote last July.

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Source of this (above) article: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/mar/14/sir-vince-cable-to-stand-down-as-lib-dem-leader-in-may