David Lidington

MP, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Conservative

David Lidington’s voting in Parliament

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

However, David Lidington sometimes differs from their party collegues, 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 never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Human Rights: Older People 28 Jul 2015

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is responsible for coordinating cross-Government positions at the UN on the rights of older people. Our long-held position, shared with EU partners, is that the focus should be on the implementation of the existing Human Rights framework, which applies to all individuals without distinction.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Russia: Sanctions 27 Jul 2015

    EU sanctions are delivering a significant cost to Russia for its actions in Ukraine. The fall in the global oil price has driven an economic slump in Russia, including a shrinking economy and sharply declining currency. The wide-ranging restrictions of EU and US economic sanctions are exacerbating these negative trends. Russian sovereign debt has been downgraded to junk status by two ratings...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: UK Membership of EU: Referendums 24 Jul 2015

    The offences in Schedules 1 and 2 to the EU Referendum Bill follow precedents set by existing law in relation to sentencing. For these offences the maximum penalties in each part of the UK are the same on conviction on indictment. Where there are differences in the maximum custodial sentence on summary conviction, this reflects existing differences in sentencing powers of the courts that try...

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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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 25 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 88.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 112 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Lidington’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1073 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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