Vince Cable has hinted at the possibility of the coalition breaking up before the General Election - despite colleagues insisting the alliance will "go to the wire".
Asked if the coalition could break up earlier, the Business Secretary said: "It's certainly possible. We are not at the stage of talking about that process.
"It is obviously a very sensitive one. It has got to be led by the leader. We have not yet had those conversations. They are important."
The Lib Dem conference just wouldn't be the same without Vince being Vince. He was on fine form, laying into the Tories at every turn
The leader is safe (by and large). Vince is on message (mostly). And the storm clouds in Glasgow are meteorological (rather than political).
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