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Vince Cable Looks For Good Press By “Interfering” In Criminal Investigation re RBS and Ignoring Devolution

Vince Cable is the Business Secretary at Westminster. He is a Lib Dem. He has been an MP for a long time, so, one would assume, actually knows something about the constitution.

Mr Cable is a silly man.

Mr Cable is a silly man.

However he seems to have decided, in one fell swoop, to forget about the separation of powers and about the independence of the prosecution system. He also seems a bit clueless regarding devolution

The BBC reports today :-

Business Secretary Vince Cable has written to the Scottish legal authorities urging a rapid decision on whether to prosecute former directors of Royal Bank of Scotland.

Mr Cable said the matter had been referred to them in January last year.

He said he was very keen for a decision to be reached as quickly as possible to maintain public confidence. Continue reading

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