Jim Shannon

MP, Strangford

Strangford DUP

Jim Shannon’s voting in Parliament

Jim Shannon is a DUP MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.

This is a selection of Jim Shannon’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Jim Shannon sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Profile

DUP MP for Strangford, Former DUP MLA for Strangford

Entered the 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
  • Department of Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Internet
  • Colombia
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Egypt
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 198 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 500 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 60.38% 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 — well 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.
  • 45 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jim Shannon’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 661 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
20 acres land and farm at Ballygarvin: (i)
Part share in holiday home in USA: (i)

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