Sammy Wilson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

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

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit 14 Jan 2019

    I know from my private conversations with the Minister that he genuinely wants this system to work, and I welcome the changes he has made. May I suggest that, when it comes to migration from existing legacy benefits, instead of requesting that the applicant provides the information, the Department uses the information already available to work out what payments should be made to the applicant?
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    Does the Secretary of State realise that the withdrawal agreement and especially the backstop arrangement, which would forcibly remove Northern Ireland from the rest of the United Kingdom because laws would be made in Brussels rather than in Westminster and the Northern Ireland economy would be cut off from trade deals that the United Kingdom entered into with the rest of the world, have put...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians: Overseas Aid 21 Dec 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what sums her Department has disbursed in aid to the Palestinian Authority in each of the last five years.

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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

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
  • 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)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

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)
10 September 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 2018)
13 September 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 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)
6 December 2018, received £100. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 06 December 2018)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing surveys. All payments donated to charity:
11 January 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 2018)
5 February 2018, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 2018)
22 March 2018, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 2018)
20 April 2018, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 2018)
4 September 2018, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 2018)
5 September 2018, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 October 2018)

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