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Ian Paisley Jnr is a DUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.
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Last updated: 18 May 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.
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Referendums (Supermajority) Bill: Second Reading – Ian Paisley Jnr.
Probationary police officers and the cost of living crisis – Ian Paisley Jnr.
This is the nub of the issue, and it is why I support the Bill. I had a case in my constituency in a place called Derrykeighan—I will help Hansard with that afterwards—where two quad bikes were stolen. Because immobilisers were on the bikes, the owner and the police were able to trace them to where they were being held and retrieve his stolen property, which had been stolen to order....
DUP MP for North Antrim, Former DUP MLA for North Antrim
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
Left the Assembly on 20 June 2010 — Resigned
Ian Paisley Jnr campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.