Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Jim Shannon voted on key issues
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what steps he is taking to protect those who are misled by claims management companies about how much they can claim in respect of PPI mis-selling.
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what services his Department provides that are (a) available online only and (b) planned to move to online only.
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what financial support the Government has provided for shooting sports in the last five years.
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DUP MP for Strangford, Former DUP MLA for Strangford
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- BATUS Canada
- Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
- RAF Police
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Until 30 November 2012 when the company was wound up, sleeping partner in Peninsula Meats, 40 Portaferry Road, Kircubbin, Co Down BT22 2RY. No remuneration July 2010. (Registered 15 February 2013)
8. Land and Property
20 acres land and farm at Ballygarvin.
Part share in holiday home in USA
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