Ian Paisley Jnr

MP, North Antrim

North Antrim DUP

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How Ian Paisley Jnr voted
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  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Ian Paisley Jnr hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Post Office Card Account 16 Dec 2014

    This statement is very welcome. Will the Minister tell us how it will apply to the network in Northern Ireland and assure us that it will be proportionate across the whole of the United Kingdom?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Devolution (Implications for England) 16 Dec 2014

    I remind the Leader of the House that devolution to Northern Ireland occurred not 20 years ago, but 95 years ago next year, and it was not without its problems. I ask him to reflect on the constitutional proposals that were made by his then hero in the 1980s which would have changed the relationships on these islands altogether. There were three proposals, and the Iron Lady rejected them with...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Party Funding 10 Dec 2014

    We had the scandal of the on-the-runs, we had the scandal that for 10 years people associated with one political party were involved in fuel smuggling to raise money, and we have the ongoing scandal of elected Members not taking their seats but receiving money from the House. When will the Government address that?

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DUP MP for North Antrim, Former DUP MLA for North Antrim

Entered 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
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sierra Leone
  • India
  • Tobacco: Packaging

Currently held offices

  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from News International, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1HR, for columns for the Sun:
Received £400 for two articles, on 2 and 16 December 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 December 2013)
Received £200 for one column, prepared on 13 January 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 January 2014)
Received £200 on 17 February 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 February 2014)
Received £200 on 3 March 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 March 2014)
Received £200 on 17 March 2014. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 24 March 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Family Life UK
Address of donor: Wellington Park Business Centre, 3 Wellington Park, Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6DJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights with a value of £750, accommodation with a value of £820, total £1,570
Destination of visit: USA
Date of visit: 10-15 March 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet academics at Stanford on behalf of and accompanied by Family Life a UK charity.
(Registered 24 March 2014)
9. Shareholdings
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. (Registered 21 August 2012; updated 8 May 2014)

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