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.
David Lidington generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
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.
The UK has not recently discussed the Arctic bilaterally with the Russian government. The UK is a State Observer at the Arctic Council, of which the Russian Federation is a full member. The UK participates in all Arctic Council meetings, including the most recent senior official meeting in March 2016.
My Right Honourable Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and I attended the Foreign Affairs Council on 18 April and My Right Honourable Friend the Secretary of State for Defence attended the Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) on 19 April. The Foreign Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) were both chaired by the High Representative of the European...
Ministerial attendance at parliamentary committees is a matter of public record. The transcripts of appearances by the Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond) are available on the Foreign Affairs Committee website. http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/ commons-select/foreign-affairs-committee/formal-minutes/
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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
- Home Department
- Customs and Excise
- RAF Halton
- 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 28 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 81.71% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1188 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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