Jim Shannon

MP, Strangford

Strangford DUP

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How Jim Shannon voted
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  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Jim Shannon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Internet
  • Colombia
  • Egypt
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes

Currently held offices

  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights) (since 3 Apr 2012)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health) (since 12 May 2010)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport) (since 12 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

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

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