Sammy Wilson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

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East Antrim DUP

Sammy Wilson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Sammy Wilson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Sammy Wilson generally voted against financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods, while most DUP MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Sammy Wilson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Common Travel Area 13 Sep 2017

    The Government have produced a thoughtful, imaginative and innovative position paper on the issues of movement of people and goods across the border on the event of exit. Is the Secretary of State therefore disappointed that Dublin Ministers have taken up Sinn Féin calls for a border along the Irish sea, for special status for Northern Ireland and for staying in the customs union,...
  • Business of the House (Today): Nomination of Members to Committees 12 Sep 2017

    Let me make it clear to the House what the deal between our party and the Government is. First, there are no side deals; it is a confidence and supply agreement. The important point for this debate is that the purpose of the confidence and supply agreement is to ensure stable government over the period of this Parliament, and that requires the Government to be able to get their Bills through...
  • Finance Bill 12 Sep 2017

    Does the right hon. Gentleman accept that that has been shown to be true not only in the case of corporation tax but, in the Irish Republic, in the case of VAT? When VAT was reduced on aspects of the hospitality industry, tax revenues actually went up because that reduction generated more business. Indeed, there may be lessons to learn on VAT rates for the hospitality industry in the United...

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DUP MP for East Antrim, Former DUP MLA for East Antrim

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 11 August 2015 — Resigned

Also represented Belfast East

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Topics of interest

Sammy Wilson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Education and Library Boards
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Fuels: Tax Evasion
  • Community Restorative Justice
  • Welfare Tax Credits

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit) (since 1 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Education) (8 May 2015 to 8 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Treasury) (12 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (12 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Transport Committee (10 Nov 2008 to 9 Nov 2009)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Innovation, Universities and Skills) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 10 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in opinion surveys. All payments are donated to charity. (Updated 18 April 2016 and 09 December 2016)
15 August 2016, £50 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 08 December 2016)
12 September 2016, £80 received. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 08 December 2016)
17 October 2016, £75 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 08 December 2016)
10 November 2016, received £75. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 08 December 2016)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to charity. (Registered 09 December 2016)
18 January 2016, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
25 February 2016, payment of £30. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
23 March 2016, payment of £20. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
6 May 2016, payment of £80. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
10 August 2016, payment of £80. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
6 October 2016, payment of £60. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 09 December 2016)
8 December 2016, payment of £60. Hours: approx.15 mins. (Registered 28 June 2017)

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