Peter Robinson

Belfast East DUP

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How Peter Robinson voted since 2001 whilst an MP
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Peter Robinson

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  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: On-the-runs:  Administrative Scheme 3 Mar 2014

    As he is a member of the Policing Board, I think the Member is probably in the best position.  I assume from his question that he is making it very clear that the Policing Board was not made aware of the details of the administrative scheme.  The accusation essentially came from Mr Denis Bradley, and it soon became known that Mr Bradley himself had not been made aware of the...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: On-the-runs:  Administrative Scheme 3 Mar 2014

    He is right, of course.  Everyone knew that the Government had indicated that the issue had to be resolved.  Of greater concern is the fact that, if one looks through Hansard, one finds that on 11 October 2006 I asked Mr Hain: "Is the Secretary of State aware... Although we welcome the earlier answer from the Minister of State that no legislation is to be brought before the House,...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: On-the-runs:  Administrative Scheme 3 Mar 2014

    This touches on the issue raised by my friend the Member for East Londonderry.  I do not claim to be a lawyer, but, even with the fact that I have been a law-maker for probably the best part of 35 years, when I look at the negotiations that were held on policing and justice it seems clear to me that matters relating to the PSNI, to prosecutions and to other matters suggest that...

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DUP MLA for Belfast East, Former DUP MP for Belfast East


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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Police
  • Warm Homes Scheme
  • Assets Recovery Agency
  • Child Support Agency
  • Prisons

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 516 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
First Minister of Northern Ireland (since 2 June 2008).
Payment of £71,434 p.a. 132 hours worked exclusively on ministerial work in July 2009.
December 2009, payment of £5,952.83. (Registered 7 January 2010)
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, Belfast.
Payment of £14,367 (? of £43,101 salary) p.a. 33 hours worked in July 2009, including some additional work as First Minister. In addition, 82 hours worked as Assembly Member in July 2009, including some work as Member of Parliament.
December 2009, payment of £1,197.25. (Registered 7 January 2010)
The Assembly and First Minister's payment are made to me jointly as one sum. In each of the months July-November 2009 the total amount paid to me has been £3459.90 net. (Registered 10 December 2009)
8. Land and Property
Joint ownership with my wife of constituency office at Dundela Avenue in East Belfast.
Apartment in London
Holiday villa in USA

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