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

Recent appearances

  • The Government's Plan for Brexit 7 Dec 2016

    Is the logic of the hon. Gentleman’s argument that we might as well never trigger article 50 because we will have given away all our negotiating powers, regardless of when it is triggered?
  • The Government's Plan for Brexit 7 Dec 2016

    Does the hon. Gentleman accept that the Prime Minister could at last make it clear that our membership of the customs union and the internal market are incompatible with the other objectives the Government have set out? At least then we could have clarity on those two issues.
  • The Government's Plan for Brexit 7 Dec 2016

    Does the hon. Gentleman accept that, because the interests of the Irish Republic are so tied up with a successful Brexit for the United Kingdom, we will have one ally in the negotiations? The same could apply to a whole range of nations across the EU.

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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

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in opinion surveys. All payments are donated to my constituency association (Updated 18 April 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)

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