May should have sought parliamentary approval for action

Responding to the military action taken by the UK government in Syria Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Vince Cable said: “Riding the coattails of an erratic US President is no substitute for a mandate from the House of Commons. “The Prime Minister could and should have recalled Parliament this week and sought the approval of MPs … Continue reading May should have sought parliamentary approval for action

Use of chemical weapons a clear red line

Commenting on developments on Syria, Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable said: “We cannot stand by and ignore the horrific scenes from Syria. We condemn the Russian Government for vetoing a full UN investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria. The Syrian Government must allow full and unfettered access for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical … Continue reading Use of chemical weapons a clear red line

Vince Cable calls on May to use legal powers against Russia

In response to the PM's urgent statement on reports of Russian involvement in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in the House of Commons today. Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Vince Cable, said: "I, and my party, fully support the PM’s statement. "Can I ask, what is her response to the brave leader of the opposition … Continue reading Vince Cable calls on May to use legal powers against Russia