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Interview: Vince Cable—Tim Farron lacks experience

Cable "wouldn't put the same emphasis" on the fight for a second EU referendum

By Alex Dean  

Former Business Secretary Vince Cable ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/PA Images

“An issue in the longer term—it’s not a problem now—is that he was not in the coalition government in any capacity.”

In an exclusive interview with Prospect, Vince Cable, former Business Secretary and Liberal Democrat grandee, argued that Tim Farron faces a challenge. “One of our big selling points for 2020 and beyond is that… we’ve been in government, we’ve done the difficult thing. I think one of his issues will be the need to assemble around him people who have…

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