Jim Shannon

MP, Strangford

Strangford DUP

A selection of Jim Shannon's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details

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Jim Shannon

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 28 May 2015

    The increase in the number of kites, buzzards and other birds of prey and raptors across the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has resulted in pigeon lofts being savaged and songbird numbers being decimated. As bird of prey numbers increase, other bird life decreases. I asked for a debate on this issue in the previous Parliament, so will the Leader of the House agree to a...
  • Zero-Hours Contracts 27 May 2015

    Will the Minister also look at firms that employ temporary agency staff and at their rights? Those I spoke to on the election trail told me that their rights have also been diminished.

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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

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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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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