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Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 3 votes against, 6 absences, between 2003–2007
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 5 absences, in 2004
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2004–2010
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
0 votes for, 19 votes against, 23 absences, between 2006–2009
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We remain committed to ensuring that victims and survivors receive the best services possible. The Victims and Survivors Service continues to be our front-line delivery body for the provision of these services. Some £14 million has been allocated to victims and survivors in this financial year, which is the highest ever opening budget for the sector. Victims and survivors groups who...
I have to say that, when we comment on the past, we all need to be very careful that we are not adding to the trauma that many live with daily. Some of those whom I met recently recounted to me that, when something is said — it may not be a big moment to the person who said it — the victims who hear it are deeply hurt, and many can be re-traumatised. I certainly do not agree...
The focus of the ministerial subgroup on regional opportunities has, to date, been on the north-west, but it has always been our intention that, as its work progresses, it should consider the measures required to promote economic opportunity across other areas of Northern Ireland. That will include, in due course, infrastructural and economic needs and opportunities in the south-west,...
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Former DUP MLA for Belfast East, Former DUP MP for Belfast East
Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
Left the Assembly on 24 March 2016 — Election
Topics of interest
- Northern Ireland
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Warm Homes Scheme
- Assets Recovery Agency
- Child Support Agency
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- Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Peter Robinson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 41 people are tracking this MLA
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 516 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £71,434 p.a. 132 hours worked exclusively on ministerial work in July 2009
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, Belfast.
December 2009, payment of £1,197.25. (Registered 7 January 2010)
and First Minister's payment are made to me jointly as one sum. In each of the months July-November 2009 the total amount paid to me has been £3459.90 net. (Registered 10 December 2009)
8. Land and Property
Apartment in London
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