David Lidington

MP, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Conservative

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How David Lidington voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails

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David Lidington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Billing 21 Jul 2014

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) does not hold all of the required data centrally and could not answer this question in full without incurring disproportionate costs. However, we recently investigated duplicate supplier payments for the eight-month period from April to November 2013 and identified just one duplicate invoice, with a value of 2,501. Our financial control system...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Buildings 21 Jul 2014

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) new gym facility within the King Charles Street office was part of a combined project which also delivered a new Diplomatic Service Language Centre. It has replaced the staff gym in the Old Admiralty Building office which has closed as part of the FCO's office relocation. Figures for the gym alone could not be extracted from these totals...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: EU Staff: British Nationality 21 Jul 2014

    As of April 2014, the UK’s overall percentage of permanent officials in the Commission was 4.5% and the percentage of Administrators (policy grade) was 5.4%. This breaks down as follows: Number Temporary Agents 46 Contract Agents 110 Permanent staff (AD) 672 Permanent staff (AST) 339 Total 1,167 In the General Secretariat of the Council there were: ...

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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

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 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 56.18% 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") 992 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.


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