David Lidington

MP, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Conservative

A selection of David Lidington's votes

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  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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David Lidington never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Law 3 Jul 2015

    Twenty three judgments, opinions or orders of the Court of Justice and the General Court have contained references to “ever closer union” since 2005.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Law 3 Jul 2015

    The purpose of Council Decision 2009/857/EC on the implementation of Article 16(4) of the Treaty on European Union is to allow Member States that are close to but do not constitute a blocking minority to request that the Council defer adoption of a measure for a period of time to allow for further discussions with a view to resolving the concerns that they have raised. It came into effect...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Illegal Immigrants: France 3 Jul 2015

    Policing in the Pas de Calais region is a matter for the French authorities. The UK Government therefore does not hold details on the number of acts of criminal damage or violence undertaken in the Pas de Calais region. I and my Ministerial colleagues regularly discuss matters of law and order in the region with our French counterparts. The Secretary of State for the Home Department, my right...

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Conservative MP for Aylesbury

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Correspondence
  • Customs and Excise
  • RAF Halton
  • Vat
  • Climate Change Levy

Currently held offices

  • The Minister for Europe (since 13 May 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1 Jul 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Food, Farming and Environment) (5 Sep 2002 to 19 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (23 Jul 2002 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Financial Secretary (8 Oct 2001 to 1 Oct 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Apr 1999 to 4 Oct 2001)
  • Member, Education Committee (5 Jul 1993 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — 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 94.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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") 1060 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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