The government lost between £750m and £1.7bn in selling off the Royal Mail – or three times as much as the bedroom tax might save.
Business Secretary issues coded criticisim as Pfizer eyes UK tax advantages over AstraZeneca takeover.
Cable has previously suggested that the coalition could end early, a demand now made by the Lib Dem peer.
The Business Secretary tries to appeal to fiscal conservatives by highlighting that reduced EU migration will lead to "a much slower reduction in the public debt".
Any relocation would be largely symbolic but the Scottish economy desperately needs to be rebalanced.
After Cable criticised "the pace and scale of cuts" set out by George Osborne after 2015, Alexander releases new figures extending the Chancellor's plan until 2020-21.
The dangers of an unbalanced recovery are real and excessive boastfulness could encourage voters to believe it is safe to return Labour to power.
The right have twisted the Business Secretary's words far beyond their original meaning in an attempt to force his departure from government.
The Business Secretary contradicts Cameron's claim that you can do "more with less" and says "some very good services are being seriously affected".
Vince Cable's announcements have allowed the Lib Dems to make the running on low pay but they still leave an opportunity to set out a tougher approach.