Nigel Dodds

MP, Belfast North

Belfast North DUP

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How Nigel Dodds voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Nigel Dodds hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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DUP MP for Belfast North, Former DUP MLA for Belfast North

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 10 September 2010 — Resigned

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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Terrorism
  • Parades Commission
  • Police
  • Kenya
  • Fuel Poverty

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (10 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 8 Dec 2009)
  • Member, Members' Allowances (9 Feb 2009 to 18 May 2009)
  • Without portfolio (4 Jun 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jun 2008)

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  • Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 237 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 48.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 390 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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