David Roy Lidington CBE (born 30 June 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 2018 until 2019 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Aylesbury since 1992. Lidington was born in Lambeth, London. He was educated at the University of Cambridge.
He also served as the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord High Chancellor from 2017 to 2018, Leader of the House of Commons and Lord President of the Council from 2016 to 2017 and Minister of State for Europe from 2010 to 2016.
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- Merrick, Rob (8 January 2018). "Cabinet reshuffle: David Lidington takes over from Damian Green as Cabinet Office minister but is not given First Secretary of State title". The Independent. Retrieved 25 June 2019.