Jim Shannon

MP, Strangford

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Strangford DUP

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Jim Shannon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 6 Mar 2015

    Buses (Audio Announcements) Bill - Second reading – Jim Shannon. Legislation
  • Childhood Cancers 25 Feb 2015

    I thank the hon. Lady for bringing this matter to the House today, and for allowing me to intervene. Cancer Research UK has given me some figures today showing that 60 people are diagnosed with cancer each day in Northern Ireland. When Josh Martin, a young boy at secondary school, went into hospital to have his appendix removed, he was found to have progressive cancer. His family started the...
  • Bullying on School Buses 25 Feb 2015

    I apologise for not being here in time for the start of the debate; there are many demands on our time. This is an important issue, including in my constituency, and I am sorry that I did not hear the contribution by the right hon. Member for Mid Dorset and North Poole. In Northern Ireland, including in my constituency, we have addressed the issue by working with the police, schools and...

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

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

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