Nigel Dodds

MP, Belfast North

Belfast North DUP

A selection of Nigel Dodds's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Nigel Dodds never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Stormont House Agreement 24 Jun 2015

    Everyone in Northern Ireland and further afield agrees that the reason the Stormont House agreement is not being implemented is the failure of Sinn Féin and the Social Democratic and Labour party to live up to what they agreed back in December, and to implement what they agreed and signed up to. Will the Secretary of State accept that this is now costing Northern Ireland £2 million...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Stormont House Agreement 24 Jun 2015

    Given that we are now into the period running up to 12 July and beyond, does the Secretary of State accept that enormous efforts were made last year by community leaders and political parties to ensure peace and calm on the streets of Belfast and elsewhere? Since then, she has abandoned the only initiative that was in the offing to move things forward, and has not come up with an...
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Parades Commission 24 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many meetings she has had with (a) the Parades Commission and (b) its individual members since July 2014.

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Profile

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

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 (9 Feb 2009 to 18 May 2009)
  • Without portfolio (4 Jun 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 206 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 72.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 400 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Constituency office in North Belfast.

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