Jim Shannon

MP, Strangford

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Strangford DUP

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How Jim Shannon voted
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  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Jim Shannon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    Theodore Roosevelt said: “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” The west spoke softly when ISIS crossed into Iraq and when 100,000 Christians were expelled from Mosul with a “convert or die” ultimatum. Does my right hon. Friend feel there is only one option now, and that is to carry the big stick and wield it through military intervention?
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    The point that the hon. Lady is making is very valid at the present time. The air attacks by the United States Government and other forces have already produced some dividends, in that ISIS has slowed its advance. Surely, if we join that campaign now, we will help the process to continue, and, with the armies on the ground, will be able to return Christians and ethnic groups to the areas...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Competitiveness 11 Sep 2014

    Northern Ireland is becoming a vital part of the United Kingdom’s business, trade and investment sector. It is showing clearly what it can do within the United Kingdom. Last week, Magellan Aerospace announced a 6-million investment and 47 new jobs in my constituency. Alongside that, there has been a 6.8 million investment in an advanced engineering and competitiveness centre...

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DUP MP for Strangford, Former DUP MLA for Strangford

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 1 August 2010 — Resigned

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Internet
  • Egypt
  • Diabetes
  • Dementia
  • BATUS Canada

Currently held offices

  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

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

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