Vince Cable’s Coalition Memoirs

Appledore Book Festival 2022. Terry Mathews Photography

Sir Vince Cable, with his co-athor and wife, Rachel, in conversation with political journalist, Anne Perkins about their new book about his time in the coalition government.

  • Vince Cable

    Sir Vince Cable

    MP for Twickenham for twenty years, retiring in 2019. Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade in the Coalition government between 2010 and 2015.

  • Rachel Smith

    Has been a teacher, translator and Parish Councillor (was Chair of Brockenhurst Parish Council) as well as managing livestock farm for 35 years. Involved in developing affordable rural housing and was Chair of New Forest Villages HA.

  • Anne Perkins

    Former political correspondent, opinion and leader writer for the Guardian, the BBC and Channel Four News. She has written biographies of Barbara Castle and Stanley Baldwin and an account of the 1926 General Strike.


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Tuesday 11th October 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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