Is Vince Cable going to stand for election?


Vince Cable & Stephen Hester. Financial Times photos

Is former business secretary Vince Cable going to stand in the general election again? #generalelection

Yes. He has been selected as the Lib Dem's prospective parliamentary candidate and will stand for the party at the general election on June 8 in his former constituency of Twickenham. Confirming he was standing, he told BBC Radio 4:

"I do feel that the country is going in the wrong direction, primarily about Brexit but only that."

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