David Simpson

MP, Upper Bann

Upper Bann DUP

David Simpson’s voting in Parliament

David Simpson is a DUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.

This is a selection of David Simpson’s votes.

  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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David Simpson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • UK Dairy Sector — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] 20 Apr 2016

    The agri-food sector employs about 100,000 people across the whole of the industry, and the dairy sector makes up a lot of that figure. When I speak to farmers, they tell me that there are a number of things that they have no control over. They had no say on the Russian ban, and they had no control over the quotas being done away with or the fluctuations of the euro. Everyone knew that when...
  • Aircraft Noise — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 20 Apr 2016

    With all the figures and statistics that my hon. Friend has outlined in relation to health problems, difficulties, the built-up area and the number of people, is the bottom line that Belfast will not be able to expand because of its location?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Export Licences: Agricultural Producers 20 Apr 2016

    The Minister will know that one obstacle for the agri-food sector, especially the meat industry, is BSE and swine flu certificates. Will he ensure that his Department works hard with the veterinary division to achieve that? We sometimes put all our eggs in one basket with China, but there are many other countries out there with which we can do business.

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Profile

DUP MP for Upper Bann, Former DUP MLA for Upper Bann

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 26 November 2003 — General election

Left the Assembly on 1 July 2010 — Resigned

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Departmental Staff
  • Departmental Visits Abroad
  • Departments: Official Hospitality
  • Departmental Sick Leave
  • Ministerial Visits (Accommodation)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jun 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (10 Nov 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2007 to 10 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (1 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (25 Oct 2005 to 9 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (24 Oct 2005 to 9 Nov 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Universal Meat Company, 17A Derrycoose Road, Annaghmore, BT62 1LY. Meat importers/exporters. Advisory role: dealing with banks. Payments of £3,000 will be made quarterly from September 2009.
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Farmlands, 17 Derrycoose Road, Annaghmore, Portadown, BT62 1LY: (i) and (ii).
Farmlands, Derryhirk Road, Dungannon: (i) and (ii).

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