The Lib Dem shadow chancellor outlines his party's proposals for the upcoming budget, assesses the best way to make the existing stock of buildings efficient and offers an insight into his own eco-project

Vince Cable gave a wide-ranging speech at an event supported by Building last week. The shadow Lib Dem chancellor discusses everything from green taxes, the state of local and central government, adaptation that is needed by the construction industry to future climate change and the state of the utilities sector and fuel poverty. See the full video below.

The event, called Think Tank, was held jointly with the Think08 event and the UK Green Building Council and was sponsored by Mott MacDonald.

Vince Cable video