Ian Paisley Jnr

Former MLA, North Antrim

North Antrim DUP

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  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Ian Paisley Jnr hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Fishing Discards and Quotas 18 Mar 2015

    I thank the hon. Gentleman for raising this important issue. Are we not seeing the pernicious evil of Europe once again, as it sticks its nose into our affairs and prevents our fishermen from earning a livelihood?
  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    The Minister refers to some of my party colleagues. My hon. Friends the Members for South Antrim (Dr McCrea) and for Upper Bann (David Simpson) mean no discourtesy to the Minister, whom I know they are very fond of, but they have had to leave the Chamber because of a meeting tomorrow morning with a Minister in Northern Ireland. I hope the Minister will appreciate that they had to catch their...
  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    At the outset, I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for South Antrim (Dr McCrea) on securing this very important debate and on introducing it in such a powerful way. I thank all Members from across the House who have spoken, but I pay particular tribute to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Erdington (Jack Dromey), the Labour Front-Bench Spokesman. He has put on the record some incredibly...

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

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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 (since 16 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 26 Jul 2010)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 6 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 64 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 34.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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.
  • 48 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 166 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from News International, 1 Virginia Street, London E98 1HR, for columns for the Sun:
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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