Nigel Dodds

Former MP, Belfast North; Former MLA, Belfast North

Belfast North DUP

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    It gives me great pleasure to speak in the debate, and to follow the hon. Member for Belfast South (Dr McDonnell). I welcome the Bill, as far as it goes. It is necessary, but unfortunate. There is now a new deadline, but as it is the same deadline that was imposed for the first set of talks, it is, in fact, not really a deadline. Let me say to the Secretary of State, with great respect, that...
  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    We have made it clear that we are happy to continue contacts during the election campaign, and I am sure that there will be such contacts, at official and other levels. We have no difficulty in trying to reach out and secure agreement on the issues that are outstanding. We want to make it very plain today that we do not stand in the way of the restoration of devolution, and nor, I understand,...
  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

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

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Terrorism
  • Parades Commission
  • Police
  • Kenya
  • Fuel Poverty

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Reform and Constitutional Issues) (8 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (8 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Dodds’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 65 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 59.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 60 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 461 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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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