Sammy Wilson

Former MP, East Antrim; Former MLA, East Antrim

East Antrim DUP

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    Does my hon. Friend recognise that even if the Secretary of State took powers to handle all the budgetary issues, the pattern of spending would be as established in previous years of the Assembly—no new initiatives could be implemented, because the power would be simply to disburse the funds on the basis on which they had previously been distributed—even though the priorities...
  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    Does my hon. Friend accept that we see this pattern from the Labour party, especially under Jeremy Corbyn—
  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    Does my hon. Friend accept that this is a pattern established by the Labour party under the leadership of the right hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn), who has refused even to acknowledge, let alone read, letters sent by Colin Parry, whose son was killed at Warrington?

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Profile

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

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 11 August 2015 — Resigned

Also represented Belfast East

Social Media

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
  • Home Department
  • Education and Library Boards
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Fuels: Tax Evasion
  • Community Restorative Justice
  • Welfare Tax Credits

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (8 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Treasury) (8 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Education) (8 May 2015 to 3 May 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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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Sammy Wilson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 53.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 67 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 395 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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)
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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