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David Roy Lidington CBE PC MP is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Aylesbury since 1992 and the Leader of the House of Commons since July 2016. Previously he was Minister of State for Europe from May 2010 to July 2016, the longest-serving Europe Minister in British history.

The Right Honourable

CBE MP
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Leader of the House of Commons
Assumed office
14 July 2016
Prime Minister Theresa May
Preceded by Chris Grayling
Lord President of the Council
Assumed office
14 July 2016
Prime Minister Theresa May
Preceded by Chris Grayling
Minister of State for Europe
In office
12 May 2010 – 14 July 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Chris Bryant
Succeeded by David Jones
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
In office
11 November 2003 – 2 July 2007
Leader Michael Howard
David Cameron
Preceded by Quentin Davies
Succeeded by Owen Paterson
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
In office
23 July 2002 – 11 November 2003
Leader Iain Duncan Smith
Preceded by Peter Ainsworth
Succeeded by Caroline Spelman
Member of Parliament
for Aylesbury
Assumed office
9 April 1992
Preceded by Timothy Raison
Majority 17,158 (31.0%)
Personal details
Born David Roy Lidington
(1956-06-30) 30 June 1956 (age 60)
London, England
Political party Conservative
Children 4
Alma mater Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Website Official website

David Roy Lidington CBE PC MP (born 30 June 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aylesbury since 1992 and the Leader of the House of Commons since July 2016. Previously he was Minister of State for Europe from May 2010 to July 2016, the longest-serving Europe Minister in British history.

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