David Lidington studied at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge and was Chairman of CUCA. He has been Member of Parliament for Aylesbury since 1992. In Parliament, he served as PPS to Home Secretary Michael Howard and to William Hague, Ex-President, Magdalen College, when he became Party Leader. He joined the Shadow Cabinet in 2002 and was appointed Minister for Europe in the Coalition Government. He was responsible for the European Union Act 2011.