Cable: I'm up for EU Election debate with Farage

The Leader of the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats, Sir Vince Cable, has said that he would be up for debating Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage in the run up to May’s European Elections.

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Speaking to James Whale this morning on TalkRadio, Cable said: “I’m hoping that we’ll have proper Leaders’ Debates about this European Election and I’m certainly up for a proper debate with Nigel Farage.”

When asked if he would take part in a one-on-one debate, the LibDem MP said: “I’d love to do that. He is a formidable debater and in many ways quite an engaging character, I’ve crossed swords with him frequently. I think a debate of that kind I would certainly welcome.”

Fair play to Sir Vince for stepping up, though going to-to-toe with Nigel didn’t work that well for Nick Clegg who spent the entire time denying EU centralisation including the push for a full European Army now openly championed by the French President and German Chancellor. When will diehard Remainers start being honest about ‘ever closer union’?