David Lidington

Aylesbury Conservative

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How David Lidington voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • 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 for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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David Lidington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Foreign Affairs Council/Defence Foreign Affairs Council 10 Apr 2014

    My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs will attend the Foreign Affairs Council on 14 April. The Minister for International Security Strategy will attend the European Defence Agency Steering Board and the Defence Foreign Affairs Council on 15 April. Both Councils will be chaired by the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: EU Foreign Ministers (Informal Meeting) 10 Apr 2014

    My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs attended the informal Foreign Ministers meeting on 4 to 5 April in Athens, Greece. The informal format of the Gymnich allows EU Foreign Ministers to engage in a free-ranging discussion on a number of issues. In contrast to arrangements in the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), Ministers do not agree any formal...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: European Union 10 Apr 2014

    The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), discussed EU reform with his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on 3 February 2014 in London. They discussed the need to make the EU more competitive, flexible and democratically accountable, as well as the importance of the EU becoming more effective and...

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Conservative MP for Aylesbury

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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 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 57.13% 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") 988 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

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