David Simpson

MP, Upper Bann

Upper Bann DUP

David Simpson campaigned to leave the European Union

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David Simpson’s voting in Parliament

David Simpson is a DUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.

However, David Simpson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Simpson generally voted for reducing capital gains tax, while most DUP MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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David Simpson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly Election 17 Jan 2017

    Further to the comments made by my hon. Friend the Member for East Antrim (Sammy Wilson), there are concerns in my constituency that the Government’s eagerness to set up an Assembly immediately after the elections could lead to them contemplating some form of side-deal with Republicans to get it up and running. May I gently warn the Secretary of State that that will be unacceptable?
  • Northern Ireland: Political Developments 10 Jan 2017

    I am sure the Secretary of State will agree that over the past 24 hours the real picture has been emerging. This is about a political wish list from Sinn Féin. The whole issue of a conflict of interest for the First Minister is a red herring. When it comes to the legacy issue, will members of Sinn Fein stand aside and resign when we are investigating things from their past?
  • Children’s Wellbeing and Mental Health: Schools — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] 10 Jan 2017

    I am sure that the right hon. Gentleman will agree, in relation to mental health and schools, that it is important that young teachers are trained to recognise the difficulties that some children have, so that there can be early intervention to try to prevent the need for all the children to go into treatment.

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Profile

DUP MP for Upper Bann, Former DUP MLA for Upper Bann

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

Entered the Assembly on 26 November 2003 — General election

Left the Assembly on 1 July 2010 — Resigned

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Departmental Staff
  • Departmental Visits Abroad
  • Departments: Official Hospitality
  • Departmental Sick Leave
  • Ministerial Visits (Accommodation)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (10 Feb 2016 to 2 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jun 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (10 Nov 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2007 to 10 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (1 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (25 Oct 2005 to 9 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (24 Oct 2005 to 9 Nov 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Universal Meat Company, 17A Derrycoose Road, Annaghmore, BT62 1LY. Meat importers/exporters. Advisory role: dealing with banks. Until further notice, I will receive a quarterly payment of £3,000. Hours: 36 hrs per quarter. (Updated 16 September 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Farmlands, 17 Derrycoose Road, Annaghmore, Portadown, BT62 1LY: (i) and (ii).
Farmlands, Derryhirk Road, Dungannon: (i) and (ii).

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