Sylvia Hermon

Former Independent MP for North Down

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Recent appearances

  • Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] 5 Nov 2019

    I am enormously grateful for the priority the Secretary of State has given to this issue. He has shown real compassion for the victims of historical institutional abuse. In his opening remarks, he rightly mentioned the long inquiry held by Judge Hart, who did an enormous amount to give a voice to the victims of historical institutional abuse. May I encourage the Secretary of State, after...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Essex 5 Nov 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department will provide financial assistance for repatriation of the bodies of the people discovered in a shipping container in Essex on 23 October 2019 once their identities are confirmed.
  • Northern Ireland Budget Bill: Issue of sum out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending 31 March 2020 and appropriation of that sum 30 Oct 2019

    The Minister will be aware, because we had Northern Ireland questions before Prime Minister’s questions earlier today, that the right hon. Member for Belfast North (Nigel Dodds) asked the Prime Minister directly for a commitment about the legislation to compensate the victims of appalling historical institutional abuse in Northern Ireland. We have a moral responsibility to compensate those...

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Former Independent MP for North Down

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Party was UUP until 12 Apr 2010

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Topics of interest

Sylvia Hermon campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Ireland Office
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Juvenile Justice Centre
  • Northern Ireland Government
  • Correspondence
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Members
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (11 Oct 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Jan 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2002 to 8 May 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (10 May 2001 to 8 May 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (10 May 2001 to 8 May 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 May 2001 to 8 May 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 71 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Sylvia Hermon’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 62 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 307 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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