Nigel Dodds

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

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Belfast North DUP

Nigel Dodds’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • UK-EU: International Development 21 Mar 2018

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing his first Westminster Hall debate on this very important subject. Does he agree that the scale and size of the UK’s contribution to international aid helps to mitigate some of his concerns? The big part that the UK plays in international aid will give us an important role on the world stage.
  • Northern Ireland Assembly Members (Pay) Bill 21 Mar 2018

    The Secretary of State will know that our party supports the Bill. We believe that it is right to take the power to deal with MLA pay, and to stop the proposed pay rise as agreed by the parties in the Northern Ireland Assembly. We would also ask the Government to look carefully at the situation in which Sinn Féin representatives get representative money in this place without being...
  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill 21 Mar 2018

    The hon. Gentleman mentions Quails, which I know very well since it is not far from where I live, but just for the sake of completeness and inclusiveness, he should also mention Fred Elliott, an excellent purveyor of meat products in Banbridge.

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DUP MP for Belfast North, Former DUP MLA for Belfast North

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 10 September 2010 — Resigned

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Topics of interest

Nigel Dodds campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Northern Ireland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Terrorism
  • Parades Commission
  • Police
  • Kenya
  • Fuel Poverty

Currently held offices

  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit) (since 1 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Reform and Constitutional Issues) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (since 8 May 2015)
  • DUP Westminster Leader (since 6 May 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee (9 Feb 2009 to 18 May 2009)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Without Portfolio) (4 Jun 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Without portfolio (4 Jun 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jun 2008)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Constituency office in North Belfast: (i).

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