David Lidington

MP, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Conservative

David Lidington’s voting in Parliament

David Lidington is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Lidington sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Lidington generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • David Lidington generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of David Lidington’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit David Lidington’s full vote analysis page for more.

David Lidington has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Staff: British Nationality 27 May 2016

    Holding answer received on 23 May 2016 The European Parliament does not publish statistics on numbers of permanent staff by nationality. According to our own records, the total the numbers of UK nationals employed by the European Parliament in each year since 2010 is: 2010: 290 2011: 306 2012: 306 2013: 291 2014: 271 2015: 251 The latest figure available is for May 2016 and is 263.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Staff: British Nationality 27 May 2016

    Holding answer received on 23 May 2016 Whilst the European Commission provides staffing numbers by nationality they do not break them down between permanent and temporary agents. In total the numbers of UK nationals employed by the European Commission in each year since 2010 is: April 2010: 1284 April 2011: 1162 April 2012: 1134 April 2013: 1079 April 2014: 1053 April 2015: 1008 The...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Staff: British Nationality 27 May 2016

    Holding answer received on 26 May 2016 Whilst the European Commission provides staffing numbers by nationality they do not break them down between permanent and temporary agents. In total the numbers of UK nationals employed by the European Commission in each year since 2010 is: April 2010: 1284 April 2011: 1162 April 2012: 1134 April 2013: 1079 April 2014: 1053 April 2015: 1008 The...

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Conservative MP for Aylesbury

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

Expenses

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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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all David Lidington’s speeches
  • 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 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.
  • 107 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Lidington’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1192 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

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