Voting Record — David Lidington MP, Aylesbury (10361)

David Lidington is currently The Minister for Europe,

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Con 0 votes out of 262, 0.0% 262 votes out of 321, 81.6% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 2 votes out of 686, 0.3% 686 votes out of 1239, 55.4% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 14 votes out of 815, 1.7% 815 votes out of 1288, 63.3% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 8 votes out of 879, 0.9% 879 votes out of 1246, 70.5% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 1 vote out of 804, 0.1% 804 votes out of 1273, 63.2% 3 times

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectDavid LidingtonCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectDavid LidingtonCon VoteRôle
Commons10 Feb 2014Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present minorityaye Rebel
Commons7 Sep 2011Health and Social Care Bill 2011 — Independent Abortion Advice minorityno Rebel
13 May 2010Became The Minister for Europe,
6 May 2010Stopped being Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectDavid LidingtonCon VoteRôle
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — £650 catch-up payment — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increase with Public Sector Earnings Index — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' salaries — Increases capped to 2.3% — rejected Majorityaye Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 16 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Change abortion limit from 24 weeks to 12 weeks — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons19 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Testing for sibling tissue compatibility Majorityaye Rebel
Commons25 Oct 2007Modernisation of the House of Commons — Handheld email devices Majorityaye Rebel
3 Jul 2007Became Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs),
3 Jul 2007Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 7 (100 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Majorityno Rebel
Commons14 Feb 2006Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2005Committees — Term Limits for Chairmen of Select Committees Majorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectDavid LidingtonCon VoteRôle
Commons7 Feb 2005Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill — Abolish the offense of Blasphemy — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading minorityaye Rebel
Commons3 Nov 2004Members' Allowances Majorityaye Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Security Screen Majorityno Rebel
Commons22 Apr 2004Installation of a Security Screen in the House of Commons Chamber Majorityaye Rebel
1 Jul 2003Became Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland,
1 Jul 2003Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
19 Dec 2002Stopped being Shadow Minister (Food, Farming and Environment),
1 Oct 2002Stopped being Shadow Financial Secretary,
5 Sep 2002Became Shadow Minister (Food, Farming and Environment),
23 Jul 2002Became Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
8 Oct 2001Became Shadow Financial Secretary,
4 Oct 2001Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
HouseDateSubjectDavid LidingtonCon VoteRôle
Commons20 Jun 2000Census (Amendment) Bill [Lords] Majorityno Rebel
1 Apr 1999Became Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs),
Commons4 Feb 1998Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] - Prohibition orders Majorityunknown Unknown
Commons5 Jun 1997Education (Schools) Bill tellayeaye Teller
Commons5 Jun 1997Education (Schools) Bill tellnono Teller
Commons5 Jun 1997Education (Schools) Bill - Transitional arrangements for existing assisted pupils tellnono Teller
21 Mar 1997Stopped being Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
17 Oct 1996Stopped being Member, Education Committee
5 Jul 1993Became Member, Education Committee
27 Apr 1992Became Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

93% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
94% Academy Schools - for
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
68% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
73% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
0% Ban fox hunting
21% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
100% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
70% Coalition Programme for Government - For
12% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
100% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
90% Employee Shareholder Status
99% Encourage and incentivise saving
50% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
34% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
88% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
43% European Union - For
75% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
87% Fixed Term Parliaments
50% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
79% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
91% Fully Elected House of Lords
8% Further Devolution to Scotland
26% Further devolution to Wales
48% Gambling - Against permissiveness
86% GP Commissioning in the NHS
77% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
55% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
26% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
34% Human Rights and Equality
8% Identity cards - For introduction
83% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
60% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
83% Increase Air Passenger Duty
85% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
76% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
97% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
11% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
14% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
63% Localise Council Tax Support
56% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
90% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
38% Mansion Tax
66% Mass Retention of Communications Data
40% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
100% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
38% Minumum Wage
20% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
37% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
3% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
2% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
69% Police and Crime Commissioners
2% Post office - in favour of Government policy
98% Post office closures - against
25% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
31% Promote Occupational Pensions
33% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
79% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
50% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
72% Reduce capital gains tax
80% Reduce central funding for local government
84% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
90% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
76% Reducing the number of MPs - for
70% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
63% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
83% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
35% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
38% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
100% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
73% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
25% Retain funds from council house sales locally
76% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
50% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
36% Right to strike
52% Same Sex Marriage - for
87% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
51% Smoking ban - In favour
55% State control of bus services
43% Stop climate change
22% Stronger Military Covenant
44% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
100% Termination of pregnancy - against
24% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
57% Tougher on illegal immigration
88% Trade Union Regulation
68% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
58% Transparency of Parliament
93% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
41% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
16% Voting age - Reduce to 16
58% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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