David Lidington

MP, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Conservative

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How David Lidington voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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David Lidington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee 10 Mar 2015

    European Union. 3:15 pm; Room 4, Palace of Westminster; Private meeting
    Witnesses: (at 3.45pm) evidence will be heard from the Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, FCO
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cyprus 5 Mar 2015

    We are aware of reports of recent agreements, including military agreements, between the Republic of Cyprus and Russia. It is our understanding that the military aspects represent a continuation of existing arrangements. The United Kingdom remains fully engaged on a range of security and military issues with the Republic of Cyprus. The EU has sent a united message to Russia that its actions...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine 4 Mar 2015

    The UK Government has gifted 1.266m in protective gear (helmets, body armour), medical kits, winter clothing and winter fuel to the Ukraine Armed Forces. In addition to this, 10 armoured vehicles at a cost of 1.2m were also gifted to the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission.

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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
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Correspondence
  • Customs and Excise
  • RAF Halton
  • Vat
  • Climate Change Levy

Currently held offices

  • The Minister for Europe

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 Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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 (5 Jul 1993 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)

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  • Has spoken in 19 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 55.37% 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") 1040 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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