Sammy Wilson

MP, East Antrim

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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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Money Laundering: British Banks 21 Mar 2017

    To a long list of misdemeanours committed by the banks for which directors have not been held responsible, we now have this allegation of extensive laundering of funds that were either stolen or of criminal origin. One of the explanations that has been given is that directors of banks see compliance as an expense with no return. Can the Minister assure us that the allegations will be properly...
  • Class 4 National Insurance Contributions 15 Mar 2017

    The 130,000 self-employed people in Northern Ireland, who make up a seventh of the workforce, will welcome this change of heart by the Government. Does the Chancellor recognise, however, that the imposition of quarterly tax returns, which has been delayed for one year, and the closing of the flat-rate VAT system will also have an impact on self-employed people? Instead of targeting those who...
  • Personal Independence Payments 15 Mar 2017

    I agree with the Minister that we need to have a discussion on this whole issue. However, these changes have been introduced without such a discussion, and the assessment has been made that 160,000 current claimants will be ruled out as a result of the changes. Does the Minister dispute that? Is he contesting his own Department’s assessment?

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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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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 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 Mar 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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