Jim Shannon

Former MLA, Strangford

Strangford DUP

A selection of Jim Shannon's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Jim Shannon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former DUP MP for Strangford, Former DUP MLA for Strangford

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 1 August 2010 — Resigned

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Internet
  • Colombia
  • Egypt
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights) (3 Apr 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health) (12 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport) (12 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 187 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 422 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 62.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 42 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 624 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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

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