Iris Robinson

Former MLA, Strangford

Strangford DUP

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How Iris Robinson voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Iris Robinson hardly ever rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Prisons: Alcoholic Drinks 8 Dec 2009

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on how many occasions illicit alcoholic beverages have been found in the Sperrin unit of HM Prison Magilligan in the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Sexual Offences 7 Dec 2009

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how many sex offenders were housed in dormitory accommodation in HM Prison Magilligan (a) in the nine months up to August 2009 and (b) on the latest date for which figures are available; on what authority they were so housed; and what steps have been taken to move them to single cell accommodation; (2) how many sex offenders have...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gary McKinnon (Extradition) 1 Dec 2009

    The decision will grate on the people of Northern Ireland, who for years have witnessed political and judicial protection for IRA terrorist murderers who fled to America and were never extradited despite many requests. In the light of that, will the Secretary of State reconsider his view?

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Former DUP MP for Strangford, Former DUP MLA for Strangford

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left Parliament on 13 January 2010 — Resigned

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 12 January 2010 — Resigned


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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Health Services
  • Mental Health
  • Autism
  • General Practitioners
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (11 Nov 2008 to 14 Jan 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via in 2008: WriteToThem had possibly bad contact details for this MP.
  • Has voted in 28.36% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 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.
  • 47 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 40 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4
Payment of £14,367 (? of £43,101) p.a.
In each of the months July-November 2009 I received payment of £569.19 net. (Registered 10 December 2009)
Member of Castlereagh Borough Council, Upper Galwally, Belfast
Payment of £9,500 p.a.
I receive monthly payment of £415.54 net.
8. Land and Property
Joint ownership with my husband of constituency office at Dundela Avenue in East Belfast.
Apartment in London
Holiday villa in USA

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