Nigel Dodds

MP, Belfast North

Belfast North DUP

Nigel Dodds campaigned to leave the European Union

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Nigel Dodds’s voting in Parliament

Nigel Dodds is a DUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.

This is a selection of Nigel Dodds’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Nigel Dodds has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly Election 17 Jan 2017

    The Democratic Unionist party has worked tirelessly in recent years to move Northern Ireland forward, to make devolution work and to create the conditions for stable government in Northern Ireland, so we are deeply disappointed, frustrated and, indeed, angered by the decision of Sinn Féin to walk away from devolved government and to cause this election. What is the election about? It is...
  • Northern Ireland: Political Developments 10 Jan 2017

    Does the Secretary of State, and indeed the whole House, accept that we share the deep regret about the highly irresponsible decision of Sinn Féin singlehandedly to cause the collapse of the present Executive and precipitate what he has rightly called a threat to the continuity of the devolved institutions? It is clear from what Sinn Féin have said in their resignation letter that...
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Police: Northern Ireland 6 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent discussions he has had with the Chief Constable on the Police Service of Northern Ireland response times to national security incidents.

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Reform and Constitutional Issues) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee (9 Feb 2009 to 18 May 2009)
  • 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: 9 Jan 2017.

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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