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 paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Jim Shannon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 9 Jan 2015

    Buses (Audio Announcements) Bill - Second reading – Jim Shannon. Legislation
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks 17 Dec 2014

    The Trussell Trust food bank in Newtonards, in my constituency, was the first in Northern Ireland. It is run by the Thriving Life church and does excellent work. I am the main referral agency for it, and for the record, the main reasons for referrals are benefit delays at 30%, benefit changes at 15% and low income at 22%. Last year—

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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
  • 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: 8 Dec 2014.

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

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