How David Lidington voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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David Lidington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Under international law (both customary international law and treaties such as the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Geneva Conventions and the European Convention on Human Rights) states have obligations in relation to the human rights of detainees. States have a duty to ensure respect for applicable obligations in respect of detainees. The United Kingdom takes its...
The British Government is committed to combating anti-Semitism wherever it is found and supports the efforts of EU partners to tackle racism in all its forms. The November 2013 report of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), indicated that two-thirds of people identifying themselves as Jewish across eight EU Member States considered anti-Semitism to be a problem in their...
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides a wide range of security courses. Most are conducted in-house. A three-day Security Awareness in Fragile Environments (SAFE) residential training course, with an additional one-day SAFE+ Close Protection module, is provided by an external contractor. Costs for all security and hostile environment training were as follows: 2010/11 : £414,028.32...
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Conservative MP for Aylesbury
Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Northern Ireland
- Home Department
- Customs and Excise
- RAF Halton
- Climate Change Levy
Currently held offices
Other offices held in the past
- - Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland (20 May 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Local and Devolved Government Affairs (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 56.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 21–22 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1008 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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