Ian Paisley Jnr

MP, North Antrim

North Antrim DUP

Ian Paisley Jnr campaigned to leave the European Union

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Ian Paisley Jnr’s voting in Parliament

Ian Paisley Jnr is a DUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.

However, Ian Paisley Jnr sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ian Paisley Jnr generally voted against smoking bans, while most DUP MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Ian Paisley Jnr generally voted for a publicly owned railway system, while most DUP MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Ian Paisley Jnr has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Petition - Implementation of the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts: Police Officer Safety 11 Oct 2016

    The extent of the problem is indeed startling. I have obtained some statistics, because we take measurements in Northern Ireland. Between 2014 and 2016, a quarter of all police officers serving there—1,631—were assaulted, and nearly 500 have been assaulted in the current year. Those are atrocious figures. The Government must tell the Northern Ireland Administration, and chief...
  • Royal Yacht Britannia: International Trade — [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] 11 Oct 2016

    Thank you, Mr Chope, for calling me in this debate. I congratulate the hon. Member for Rossendale and Darwen (Jake Berry) on bringing this important matter to the House. I will be brief, as you have requested, Mr Chope. In fact, I feel like bursting into song and singing, “Rule, Britannia! Britannia rules the waves! Many, many jobs she intends to save!” I hope that we can get to...
  • BBC 15 Sep 2016

    Does the Secretary of State accept and acknowledge that many of us do not share the doe-eyed sentimentality often expressed about the BBC, especially when they have borne the brunt of its bias over several years? On the issue of transparency, why has the publication of expenses or salaries been limited of amounts over 150,000? Why can it not be brought into line with MPs’ expenses...

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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


Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sierra Leone
  • India
  • Soft Drinks: Taxation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 11 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 16 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee (16 Oct 2014 to 17 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: JTI Gallaher Ltd
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 0QU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: dinner and match attendance at Twickenham Stadium; value £1,650

Date received: 3 October 2015

Date accepted: 3 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 01501573

(Registered 19 November 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of External Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1 W0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £3,250

Destination of visit: Taipei

Date of visit: 25 July – 1 August 2015

Purpose of visit: part of a parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to gain a better understanding of economic and political issues concerning the country.

(Registered 15 October 2015)
Name of donor: High Commission of the Maldives
Address of donor: 27 Nottingham Place, London W1U 5NJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): business class return ticket, with a value of £3,688.85; accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,299.59; total value £4,988.44

Destination of visit: the Maldives

Date of visit: 14 to 21 February 2016

Purpose of visit: As part of a delegation from the All-Party British Maldives Parliamentary Group, to meet with the president, politicians and the Parliament of the Maldives and investigate political and trade matters.

(Registered 11 March 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
I have a 25% shareholding and am one of four unremunerated directors of QUBRIC Ltd, a private company limited by shares, whose purpose is to promote and share the experience of peace-building in Northern Ireland and conflict resolution. The company is now dormant. (Registered 21 August 2012; updated 8 May 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
From 19 July 2016, unpaid chair of charitable trust established by JTI/Gallaher to support job creation and skills development in Ballymena. (Registered 25 July 2016)

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