Sammy Wilson

MP, East Antrim

East Antrim DUP

Sammy Wilson campaigned to leave the European Union

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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

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Armed Forces: Historical Cases 23 Feb 2017

    Does the Minister accept that a new element will also be introduced to the cases, whereby there will not have to be new evidence but simply a claim that there are new ways of looking at the evidence? That is one of the weaknesses in the case he is making.
  • Armed Forces: Historical Cases 23 Feb 2017

    This is an important debate. I will not go over all the statistics given by previous speakers, but we in Northern Ireland owe a great debt of gratitude to those who held the ring for 40 years in the face of a sustained terrorist campaign. It is wrong that as a result of republican attempts to rewrite the history of the troubles those people are now being subjected to a witch-hunt and being...
  • Armed Forces: Historical Cases 23 Feb 2017

    I thank the hon. Gentleman. The system is unfair in its approach. Let us look at how terrorists have been treated. They have been given letters that excuse them from ever having to be in court. When Gerry Adams was questioned about his covering up of his paedophile brother, he was given the opportunity to nominate which police station he wanted to go to and when he would like to be...

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Profile

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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Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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 31 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Education) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (Education) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Innovation, Universities and Skills) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2008)
  • 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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 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)
30 April 2015, £75 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 18 April 2016)
7 January 2016, £75 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 11 August 2016)
4 February 2016, £75 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 11 August 2016)
25 February 2016, £50 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 11 August 2016)
8 April 2016, £100 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 11 August 2016)
20 May 2016, £75 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 11 August 2016)
18 July 2016, £75 received. Hours: approx. 15 mins. (Registered 11 August 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)

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