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Sammy Wilson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

DUP MP for East Antrim


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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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Sammy Wilson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Sammy Wilson’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland: Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol 18 Mar 2020

    On a recent visit to Belfast, EU officials and Michel Barnier made it quite clear to the business community that they expected a hard border in the Irish sea and, secondly, that they expected the Government to start implementing the things that need to be done to put that in place. Given that the Government have a different interpretation of the withdrawal agreement from the EU, will the...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iran: Children 18 Mar 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will request that the UN Secretary General and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights dispatch a fact-finding mission to Iran to investigate the killing of children during the November 2019 protests in that country.
  • Economic Update 17 Mar 2020

    My party also wishes to work with the Government on ensuring that we get through this crisis as easily as we can. Redundancies are already starting across a range of industries in Northern Ireland. It is important that if the Chancellor is coming with the next step, it addresses the issue of how we keep people in employment and how firms are supported. I understand that he wants to get this...

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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
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Education and Library Boards
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Fuels: Tax Evasion
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • Community Restorative Justice

Currently held offices

  • 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 (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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: 30 Mar 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
29 May 2019, payment of £1,000 from PLMR Ltd (media relations), 29 Gt Smith Street, London SW1P3BL, for an after breakfast speech. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 May 2019)

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