David Lidington

Type: Person
Name: David Lidington
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

House of Commons

Conservative MP John Baron asked an urgent question to the Foreign Office on the government's strategy towards Islamic State (IS), on 12 September 2014.A report from the CIA suggests that IS - also known as ISIS or ISIL - may have up to 31,000 fighters ... [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

15 September, 2014: David Lidington MP

THE sickening murder of the aid worker David Haines has been a shocking reminder of the brutality of ISIL terrorists and the threat that they pose to our own security.Because ISIL claims to act in the name of Islam, questions have been asked in the media ... [Published This is Local London - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 7 reports

UK still indecisive on ISIL: Minister

Britain has so far made no decision on how it would tackle the issue of ISIL Takfiri militants, a UK Foreign Office minister has said. David Lidington told the House of Commons on Friday, “We’re not yet at the stage in which decisions about any putative ... [Published Press tv - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: Government should have stayed out of latest Cyprob theatrics

THE knee-jerk reaction of the political parties and newspapers, sparked by the London meeting of Turkish Cypriot ‘foreign minister’ Ozdil Nami with Britain’s Minister for Europe, David Lidington could not have surprised anyone. Any meeting of Turkish ... [Published Cyprus Mail - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

MPs demand clarity on UK military intervention policy in Syria

16:10Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province. (Reuters)MPs have called upon UK ministers to clarify Britain’s stance on airstrikes in Syria, amid an apparent divergence in rhetoric emanating ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Government is yet to take a decision on its response to Isil - David Lidington

Friday 12th September 2014 | 11:00 The Government is yet to make a decision on how it will respond tothe...PoliticsHome content is only available to subscribers Find out more Sign Up Have an account? Log in here ... [Published PoliticsHome - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: David Lidington
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

UK Foreign Office: Thousands of Russian soldiers and dozens of tanks fight in Ukraine

12:18, — UkraineRussia's actions in Ukraine are unacceptable.The statement was made by the UK's Europe Minister David Lidington in his article for Evropeiska Pravda.According to him, thousands of Russian soldiers and dozens of Russian tanks are known ... [Published Charter 97 - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lidington to defect to UKIP? Cheeky sign makes MP laugh

David Lidington MP is set to defect to UKIP over HS2 – or at least that is the claim of a prominent sign on the side of the Risborough Road.Mr Lidington’s team dismissed the claims of the sign, which is thought to have been put up by a UKIP supporter ... [Published Thame Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

British Minister tried to convince Russia to exert influence to strengthen the ceasefire

British Minister for Europe David Lidington in conversation with the Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko on Thursday welcomed the truce in the East of Ukraine and tried to persuade the Russian Federation to have an impact for the final cessation ... [Published RIN.ru - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Flight MH17 crash site access plea

The UK government has made a new plea to Russia to help investigators access the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine.Europe minister David Lidington urged Russia to use its influence over separatist fighters to allow experts on to the site where the Malaysia ... [Published BBC - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Press release: Minister for Europe meets Russian Ambassador to London

Minister for Europe David Lidington met the Russian Ambassador today to discuss the situation in Ukraine. He pushed for the removal of Russian troops and equipment, restated UK condemnation of the illegal annexation of Crimea, and discussed the preliminary ... [Published Government UK - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Minister for Europe David Lidington visits Hungary

During his time in the city he discussed ways in which the UK and Hungary could work better together, and spoke with senior government figures on issues such as energy security and instability in Ukraine.He also met major British investors at the British ... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 10 2014]

Quotes

Mr Lidington said: "the prime minister set out the position in detail on monday in answers to questions following his statement... we want to see the broadest possible international coalition involving regional partners as well as european and american partners in combating isil, which is a threat to all of us, not just the united kingdom, not just european countries."
Earlier, in his initial remarks to MPs, Mr Lidington said: "as the global resolve to tackle isil strengthens, we will consider carefully what role the united kingdom should play in the international coalition."

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House of Commons [Published BBC - Sep 15 2014]
15 September, 2014: David Lidington MP [Published This is Local London - Sep 15 2014]
ISIS: Timeline of hostage killings [Published Irish Independent - Sep 14 2014]
UK still indecisive on ISIL: Minister [Published Press tv - Sep 13 2014]
Our View: Government should have stayed out of ... [Published Cyprus Mail - Sep 13 2014]
Minister defends Hammond’s stance on ISIS [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 12 2014]
Syria air strikes policy shambles sees MPs on b... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
MPs demand clarity on UK military intervention ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 12 2014]
The Government is yet to take a decision on its... [Published PoliticsHome - Sep 12 2014]
News story: FCO Minister discusses necessary, e... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 12 2014]
Hammond's stance on IS defended [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Hammond's stance on IS defended [Published Wharfvalley - Sep 12 2014]
Hammond's stance on IS defended [Published Southern Daily Echo - Sep 12 2014]
Foreign Secretary 'not overruled' by Cameron ov... [Published Daily Express - Sep 12 2014]
UK Foreign Office: Thousands of Russian soldier... [Published Charter 97 - Sep 12 2014]
MPs urge clarity over Syria strikes [Published BBC - Sep 12 2014]
Single market means 'more jobs for British work... [Published ePolitix.com - Sep 12 2014]
Obama says US will join the EU in imposing toug... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 11 2014]
Lidington to defect to UKIP? Cheeky sign makes ... [Published Thame Gazette - Sep 11 2014]
British Minister tried to convince Russia to ex... [Published RIN.ru - Sep 11 2014]
Lawyer: Detained Estonian charged with spying [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 11 2014]
Flight MH17 crash site access plea [Published BBC - Sep 11 2014]
Press release: Minister for Europe meets Russia... [Published Government UK - Sep 11 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Sep 11 2014]
Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko meets Fo... [Published The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Un ... - Sep 10 2014]
News story: Minister for Europe David Lidington... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 10 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Sep 10 2014]
Davutoglu to visit the north (Updated: adds Nam... [Published Cyprus Mail - Sep 09 2014]
Lidington: “Let law take its course over child ... [Published Buckingham Today - Sep 02 2014]
Lidington: “Let law take its course over child ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 02 2014]
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Ukraine: FCO minister deeply concerned by Russi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: Government of the United KingdomCountry: Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Minister for Europe, David Lidington In response to reports that a Russian convoy has entered Ukraine without the Government of Ukraine’s consent ...
Full PPS Reshuffle List [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jul 22 2014]
David Cameron – GAVIN WILLIAMSON William Hague – MARGOT JAMESGeorge Osborne – ROBERT HALFONDavid Gauke – GARETH JOHNSONTheresa May – GEORGE HOLLINGBERYJames Brokenshire – GUY OPPERMANMike Penning – STEVE BRINEPhilip Hammond – DAMIAN COLLINSBaroness ...
UK Europe Minister says Choice of Juncker 'Just... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 26 2014]
David Lidington, Britain’s minister for Europe, went to Berlin yesterday “to tackle head-on some of the misconceptions about the UK’s approach to the European Union.” In a speech to an EU organisation called Europe Network Germany he insisted that ...
Stop Lansley Operation Underway [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - May 30 2014]
As support for Martin Callanan for EU Commissioner grows, enemies of Andrew Lansley are out to stop the Leader of the House beating him to the job. Some argue Lansley is Dave’s preferred candidate and the favourite, though it is noticeable that ...
Ministers Go AWOL Ahead of HS2 Vote Leadsom, Hu... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Apr 28 2014]
Looks like Andrea Leadsom will be abstaining from tonight’s HS2 vote, the Treasury says she has conveniently gone to Brussels. If she stays for beer and frites this evening it will be ambition and a 20,000 majority that keeps her there… Foreign Office ...
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