Especially among young Tory MPs in the UK is a widespread belief that the EU will cave in to the people in the struggle to Brexit sometime and the demands of the Brexiteers to give in. David Lidington know better. The British Vice-head of government has to compete according to a report by the newspaper "Sunday Times" in accordance with the wishes of several Cabinet Ministers of the transition, the succession of head of government, Theresa May, was Europe Minister. He can put himself in the Brussels negotiating strategy well.
2016 state Lidington, on the side of the Remainer
Regardless of whether the rumors about a Cabinet revolt against May is something to it or not, Lidington, for many of the moderate Conservative. You want to avoid a hard Brexit and also after a break-up of the EU a good relationship with the community store.
the British 2016 the EU held a Referendum, stand Lidington on the side of the Remainer. It was only right, because he had stressed in his six-year term of office as Minister for Europe under the then head of government David Cameron time and again the importance of the EU single market for the prosperity of the island and the continent.
Like many other Remainer in the ranks of the Tories Lidington, however, modified his opinion, the referendum almost three years ago. Lidington, who was appointed by the Prime Minister May 2016 to the Cabinet, wants to see the result of the referendum implemented. During the recent Chaos in London this week, he was always loyal to the side of May.
Also on Sunday, the 62 enfeebled Years of the coup rumors, saying that the head of government to make a "fantastical Job". But that doesn't change the fact that May seems to be with your Latin at the end. A third vote defeat in the house of Commons is likely to mean their political end.
Conservative in social issues, left on economic issues
In social issues represents Lidington, conservative views. Same-sex marriage, he rejects as well as additional rights for lesbians and Gays. On the other hand, he is one of the social politicians in his party and thus stands in contrast to the followers of the former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who was forced to resign in 1990 – by the way, not least due to a dispute among the Tories on European policy.