William McCrea

MP, South Antrim

South Antrim DUP

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How William McCrea voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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William McCrea hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: Military Covenant 22 Oct 2014

    Does my hon. Friend agree that when the soldiers walked the streets of Belfast they walked the streets of west Belfast as well as of east Belfast and protected the community of west Belfast the same as they did every other part of the Province?
  • Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: Military Covenant 22 Oct 2014

    I want to begin by thanking the Secretary of State for Defence for attending the opening part of the debate; that was deeply appreciated. I am also delighted that the shadow Minister is here, and I thank the Minister of State for her speech, the manner in which she delivered it and her willingness to learn more about the workings of the military covenant in Northern Ireland. She and the...
  • Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: Military Covenant 22 Oct 2014

    I agree with my right hon. Friend; we must also be sensitive to their needs. When we ask for protection and services for those from Northern Ireland or any other region of the United Kingdom, we must not forget the many people from the Irish Republic who put their necks on the line by joining up and going to fight with Her Majesty’s forces for freedom across the world, even though it...

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DUP MP for South Antrim, Former DUP MLA for South Antrim

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 1 July 2010 — Resigned

Also represented Mid Ulster

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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Crosshill Quarry
  • Housing
  • Tax Credits
  • Armed Forces: Northern Ireland
  • Terrorism

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Jan 2011)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (3 Dec 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (17 Nov 2006 to 18 Apr 2008)

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 67 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 48.29% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 415 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Minister, Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Mullaghboy Hill, Magherafelt. £290 per week plus Manse rent allowance (£120 per week). Hours: 30 hours per week (Updated 21 March 2012)
8. Land and Property
One half share in a house in England from which rental income is received.
One half share in a commercial property in England from which rental income is received.
One quarter share in a house in County Antrim.
Small farm holding in Co Tyrone. (Registered 20 March 2012)

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