David Lidington

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David Lidington

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Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
In office
8 January 2018 – 24 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byPatrick McLoughlin
Succeeded byMichael Gove
Minister for the Cabinet Office
In office
8 January 2018 – 24 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byDamian Green
Succeeded byOliver Dowden
Secretary of State for Justice
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
In office
11 June 2017 – 8 January 2018
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byElizabeth Truss
Succeeded byDavid Gauke
Leader of the House of Commons
Lord President of the Council
In office
14 July 2016 – 11 June 2017
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byChris Grayling
Succeeded byAndrea Leadsom
Minister of State for Europe
In office
12 May 2010 – 14 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byChris Bryant
Succeeded byAlan Duncan
Shadow Cabinet positions
Shadow Secretary of State
for Northern Ireland
In office
11 November 2003 – 2 July 2007
LeaderMichael Howard
David Cameron
Preceded byQuentin Davies
Succeeded byOwen Paterson
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
In office
23 July 2002 – 11 November 2003
LeaderIain Duncan Smith
Preceded byPeter Ainsworth
Succeeded byCaroline Spelman (Environment)
Member of Parliament
for Aylesbury
Assumed office
9 April 1992
Preceded byTimothy Raison
Majority14,696 (25.0%)
Personal details
Born
David Roy Lidington

(1956-06-30) 30 June 1956 (age 63)
Lambeth, London, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Helen Parry (m. 1989)
Children4
Alma materSidney Sussex College, Cambridge
WebsiteOfficial website

David Roy Lidington CBE (born 30 June 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was the Minister for the Cabinet Office[1] 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. 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.