Jim Shannon

Strangford DUP

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  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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Jim Shannon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment 10 Apr 2014

    I should like to start by thanking you, Madam Deputy Speaker, and the hon. Member for Hammersmith (Mr Slaughter), for agreeing to allow me to speak now, ahead of the hon. Gentleman. I should like to use this opportunity to draw attention to social isolation in rural constituencies, which is an issue that is close to my heart. As I often have said in this House, I represent the most beautiful...
  • Business of the House 10 Apr 2014

    Will the Leader of the House agree to a statement on the decline of overseas student numbers, on how that is affecting the local economy, and on how Parliament and the Government can increase our educational exports?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: High-growth Markets 10 Apr 2014

    It may not be a high-growth market, but we had a reception here last week that introduced the fishing, oil and construction opportunities in the Falkland Islands. Has the Minister had an opportunity to discuss those matters with the Falkland Islands to develop those areas and give job opportunities to people from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland?

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DUP MP for Strangford, Former DUP MLA for Strangford

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Internet
  • Dementia
  • BATUS Canada
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • RAF Police

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

8. Land and Property
20 acres land and farm at Ballygarvin.
Part share in holiday home in USA.

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