Jim Shannon

MP, Strangford

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Strangford DUP

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How Jim Shannon voted
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  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Jim Shannon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • 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...
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Police: Recruitment 11 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what fitness criteria are set for recruits to the police service; and what measures are in place in the police service to assist police officers to lose weight if necessary.

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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: 2 Jun 2014.

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

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