David Lidington - President
Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE
Lidington represented Aylesbury in the House of Commons from 1992 to
Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of
Lancaster he served as deputy to Prime Minister Theresa May from
January 2018 to July 2019, having previously served in the May
governments as Leader of the House of Commons and as Justice
served as Minister for Europe throughout the coalition government and
David Cameron’s Conservative government (2010-2016), the UK’s
longest-serving holder of that post. He held responsibility for the
UK’s relations with more than 50 countries in Europe and
Central Asia and represented the UK at the EU, NATO, OSCE, Council of
Europe and the UN Security Council.
is chairman-designate of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI),
a trustee of the Institute for Government and a member of the
Advisory Council of the Centre for European Reform.
has sung in numerous choirs and choral societies since schooldays and
was a founder member of the Parliament Choir.
lives in Princes Risborough with his wife Helen. They have four