David Lidington

MP, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Conservative

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How David Lidington voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government 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 moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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David Lidington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Procurement 25 Nov 2014

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office monitors all contracts to ensure best value. Where appropriate contracts will be awarded to provide Open Book Costing or an objective cost adjustment mechanism to meet service needs or account for external forces e.g. inflation. Contracts are awarded across the global network of overseas missions in over 170 countries, so the majority of contract management...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine 25 Nov 2014

    The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond) attended the EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on 17 November where EU Foreign Ministers reiterated their support for the Minsk Protocol and Minsk Memorandum and urged all parties to implement them swiftly. They once again underlined the Russian Federation's...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Visits Abroad 25 Nov 2014

    The Scottish Minister for Environment and Climate Change visited Chile in October 2014. Foreign and Commonwealth Office assistance for this visit largely consisted of support from the British Embassy in Santiago provided from within existing resources. Specific additional costs amounted to 398 for transport.

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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 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 18 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 55.74% 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") 1014 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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