How David Lidington voted since 2001
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Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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David Lidington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I congratulate the hon. Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun (Cathy Jamieson) on securing a debate on this important issue. It is timely, given the approaching state visit by the President of Mexico. This would hardly be a debate on Latin American matters without the contribution of the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn), whom I have heard speak on these themes on other occasions...
In particular through our embassy in Mexico City, but also in our contacts through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with the Mexican embassy in the United Kingdom and with Mexican visitors to the country, we certainly express our deepest concerns about those cases, the disappearances and the subsequent discovery of hidden graves in Iguala. The Minister of State, my right hon. Friend the...
I completely agree. Wherever one looks in the world, changes to the structure and the organisation of institutions are important. We should not deride that sort of reform, but those sorts of administrative changes need to embody cultural change, too. That is a lesson I am well aware of from my ministerial work with Governments in parts of central and eastern Europe—I am thinking of some...
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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
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- Has spoken in 17 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 55.48% 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") 1031 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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