Jim Shannon

MP, Strangford

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Strangford DUP

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How Jim Shannon voted
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  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees 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

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 3 Dec 2014

    Buses (Audio Announcements) – Jim Shannon. Ten Minute Rule Motion
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    It is a pleasure to say a few words in this debate, which I thank the Opposition for initiating. There are many good things to say about the economy and job creation, but as the motion points out, there remain issues with living standards and living costs, and despite the many job opportunities, which are good news, we need to see more money in people’s pockets. The Northern Ireland...
  • International Development and Disability 26 Nov 2014

    Is the Minister aware of the campaign that goes on in probably every constituency’s schools for an education for every child? We take petitions to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing street every year. Primary and secondary school-age children show great interest in and knowledge of education provision throughout the world. Does the Minister recognise how good that campaign is?

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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
  • Department of Health
  • Internet
  • Egypt
  • Colombia
  • Diabetes
  • Dementia

Currently held offices

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

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

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