Vince features in the FT's 'My first million'

by Stephen Tall on February 21, 2009

Not had your fill of Vince Cable stories this week? In which case, you can read more about the Lib Dem deputy leader in today’s Financial Times, where he answers questions such as:

What is the secret of your success? (“I suppose I was in the right place at the right time.”)

Do you want to carry on till you drop? (“I will stand at the next election but beyond that there are other things I want to do.”)


If you had £1m in cash, where would you invest it?
(“I would want to put aside some, say half, for prudent low-risk saving … I would put the other half into a mix of shares and auctioned property.”)

Do you allow yourself the odd indulgence? (“Besides good holidays in comfortable hotels, I do like my twice-weekly ballroom lessons in Hampton Wick.”)


What is your money-saving tip in recession?
(“For people who do have liquidity, it is actually a good time to make acquisitions.”)

You can read the article in full by clicking here.