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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Border Infrastructure 5 Sep 2018

    Collecting duties on trade across the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic currently happens and does not present any problems. The real damage to Northern Ireland and to the integrity of the United Kingdom would be to have regulatory alignment between Northern Ireland and the Republic, giving the EU, rather than London, control over our laws in Northern Ireland. Will the...
  • Brexit Negotiations and No Deal Contingency Planning 4 Sep 2018

    The Secretary of State has given an assurance today that there will be no customs border between Northern Ireland and Great Britain down the Irish sea, but can he also give an assurance that there will be no regulatory border between Northern Ireland and Great Britain, especially since it is clear that that demand by the EU would lead to the disruption of trade between Northern Ireland and...
  • EU Withdrawal Agreement: Legislation 24 Jul 2018

    I welcome the White Paper, especially the commitment that the EU will not be getting a penny of our money if it refuses to come up with a fair trade arrangement that suits both sides. On that issue, is the Secretary of State aware that the Taoiseach said this week that he had been assured by the EU that there will be no need for any physical infrastructure along the Irish border even in the...

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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

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
  • 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: 10 Sep 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All payments donated to charity:
12 January 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 15 January 2018)
13 January 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 15 January 2018)
14 January 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 15 January 2018)
6 March 2017, payment of £100. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 15 January 2018)
15 August 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 15 January 2018)
12 October 2017, payment of £300. Hours: 1 hr in total. (Registered 15 January 2018)
14 December 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 15 January 2018)
17 February 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 July 2018)
19 March 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 July 2018)
23 April 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 July 2018)
2 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 July 2018)
20 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 23 July 2018)
Payments received from YouGov plc, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT for opinion surveys. All payments donated to charity.
25 January 2018, received £30. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2018)
15 February 2018, received £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2018)
12 June 2018, received £80. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2018)
5 July 2018, received £70. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2018)
25 July 2018, received £100. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 02 August 2018)

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