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.

Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Armed Forces: Historical Cases 23 Feb 2017

    It is good to follow my right hon. Friend the Member for Belfast North (Mr Dodds). I fully acknowledge the service and sacrifice of our armed forces and police throughout the world as they are placed in areas of conflict to protect the lives of innocent people. I often remember them and the sacrifice that they make, but I also remember their families. I wish to focus on Northern Ireland,...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Cerebral Palsy 9 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the current level of treatment for people diagnosed with cerebral palsy.
  • Low-Cost housing — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] 8 Feb 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on obtaining the debate. I am glad to hear that he is talking about building up rather than out, given that in the past we have built on the green belt, destroying our environment. Does he agree that no matter what form of building there is, it is vital that the infrastructure is correct, because we have faced major problems in our cities from flooding over...

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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

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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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 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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