David Lidington

MP, Aylesbury

Aylesbury Conservative

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How David Lidington voted since 2001
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  • 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 very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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David Lidington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Visits Abroad 21 Nov 2014

    I refer to my previous answers (213577, 214210) on this matter. The UK’s global diplomatic network - employing over 14,000 people in 267 Embassies, High Commissions, Consulates and other offices in 154 countries and 12 Overseas Territories around the world – works to achieve the international policy objectives that benefit the whole of the UK, including promoting Scottish...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Visits Abroad 21 Nov 2014

    I refer to my previous answers (213577, 214210) on this matter. The UK’s global diplomatic network - employing over 14,000 people in 267 Embassies, High Commissions, Consulates and other offices in 154 countries and 12 Overseas Territories around the world – works to achieve the international policy objectives that benefit the whole of the UK, including promoting Scottish...
  • EU Reform — [John Robertson in the Chair] 18 Nov 2014

    Mr Robertson, I welcome you to the Chair this afternoon. I also welcome the right hon. Member for Wolverhampton South East (Mr McFadden) to his first outing in Westminster Hall with his new responsibilities. In addition, I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Stone (Sir William Cash) on securing the debate. He and I have been discussing these issues for about 25 years—

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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)

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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 55.89% 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?)

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Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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