Ian Paisley Jnr’s voting in Parliament
Ian Paisley Jnr is a DUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.
However, Ian Paisley Jnr sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Ian Paisley Jnr generally voted against smoking bans, while most DUP MPs generally voted for.
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Ian Paisley Jnr never rebelled against their party in this parliament
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Can you confirm for the House whether the Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland, for Scotland and for Wales voted in the Division and, if so, in which Lobby?
As many Members have said, this is one of the most important constitutional questions that perplexes our nation, and the referendum provides probably a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—it is certainly a once-in-a-generation opportunity—to shape where the nation goes. That is why it is essential that we have a full, frank, proper and considered debate about all the issues that affect...
I have no fear that it will promote all those nasty issues, but we should be proud of the fact that we can present a cohesive argument that will convince many people who are at present wavering on the vital questions. That is why we should take time to have a proper debate. I, like most Members in this House, but probably more than some, am familiar with “Never, never, never”...
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DUP MP for North Antrim, Former DUP MLA for North Antrim
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
Left the Assembly on 20 June 2010 — Resigned
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Sri Lanka
- Sierra Leone
- Tobacco: Packaging
Currently held offices
- Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 16 Jul 2015)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
- Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (since 8 May 2015)
- Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (since 8 May 2015)
- Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 8 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, House of Commons Governance Committee (16 Oct 2014 to 17 Dec 2014)
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: JTI
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: dinner and match attendance at Twickenham Stadium
; value £1,650
Date received: 3 October 2015
Date accepted: 3 October 2015
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 19 November 2015
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air fare and accommodation; total £572
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Date of visit: 8-10 September 2015
Purpose of visit: to speak at the national day as a member of the Gibraltar APPG
(Registered 30 September 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of External Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office
in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1 W0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £3,250
Destination of visit: Taipei
Date of visit: 25 July – 1 August 2015
Purpose of visit: part of a parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China
(Taiwan) to gain a better understanding of economic and political issues concerning the country.
(Registered 15 October 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
I have a 25% shareholding and am one of four unremunerated directors of QUBRIC Ltd, a private company limited by shares, whose purpose is to promote and share the experience of peace-building in Northern Ireland
and conflict resolution. The company is now dormant (Updated 8 May 2014
). (Registered 21 August 2012
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