Nick Clegg has questioned Ukip's political intentions, saying that their leader Nigel Farage was "ploughing on with a politics of blame."
Speaking on LBC Radio's 'Call Clegg' programme, the deputy Prime Minister said that he felt Ukip's proposals would "only make feelings of insecurity worse."
Clegg is facing questions from the general public for the first time since the Liberal Democrats suffered a mauling in recent elections.
Cable said he had no knowledge of the 'reprehensible' polls leaked by Lord Oakeshott on Nick Clegg's leadership.
The Liberal Democrat peer is taking a leave of absence from the Lords and resigning from the party, but is he the 'busted flush' some think?
Read the full statement from Lord Oakeshott on why he is resigning from the Liberal Democrats.