Ian Paisley Jnr

Former MLA, 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 electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails

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Ian Paisley Jnr hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Hallett Review 17 Jul 2014

    Does the Secretary of State agree that it would be a travesty heaped upon an injustice if a single police officer was to be made a scapegoat for this error while Tony Blair was to be elevated to near sainthood by some people? Does she agree that the systemic failures identified in this report clearly show that the Northern Ireland Office made significant errors in the management of all this?...
  • Bills Presented: Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill 15 Jul 2014

    Will the Home Secretary put some flesh on the bones of what she has said, particularly for the benefit of Northern Ireland, which gives reality to this? I understand that in the past three years more than 300 people have been convicted of serious and organised crimes. Can the Home Secretary confirm that many of them were brought to justice as a result of this very type of intelligence activity?
  • Bills Presented: Miscellaneous 15 Jul 2014

    I want to speak very briefly in support of the comments made by the right hon. Member for Blackburn (Mr Straw). I do not believe that this House has been walked over in a roughshod manner in some sort of North Korean despotic way, as some Members have implied. Honestly, I think that is foolish. I agree with my colleague from Wales, the right hon. Member for Dwyfor Meirionnydd (Mr Llwyd),...

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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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from News International, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1HR, for columns for the Sun:
Received £380 on 24 June 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2013)
Received £200 on 5 July 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 5 July 2013)
Received £200 on 4 October 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 4 October 2013)
Received £400 on 14 October 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2013)
Received £200 on 4 November 2013. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 8 November 2013)
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)
Adviser to EBI S.A. a French financial institution, providing periodic advice for economic reports and analysis on global politics. Address: EBI S.A., 76 route de la Demi-Lune, P.O. Box 92057, Paris, France.
Received £7,500 on 15 July for work carried out between 1 June and 31 July 2013. Hours: 21 hrs. (Registered 19 July 2013)
As part of this work I undertook a 2 day visit to Uganda from 27 to 29 August, the costs of which (£5,000) were met by EBI. (Registered 2 September 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: High Commission of Maldives
Address of donor: 22 Nottingham Place, London WIU 5NJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and hotel accommodation with a value of £2,400
Destination of visit: Maldives
Date of visit: 29-31 May 2013
Purpose of visit: To meet President and Vice President of the Maldives to discuss human rights; to meet local MPs to discuss presidential election and electoral reform
(Registered 6 June 2013)
Name of donor: Sri Lanka High Commission
Address of donor: 13 Hyde Park Gardens, London, W2 2LU
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Flights with a value of £2,812 and accommodation with a value of £600
Destination of visit: Sri Lanka
Date of visit: 11-15 November 2013
Purpose of visit: to speak at the Commonwealth Business Forum
(Registered 18 November 2013)
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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