Ian Paisley Jnr

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

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North Antrim DUP

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 voted for a publicly owned railway system, while most DUP MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions 24 Apr 2018

    Northern Ireland has just undergone the longest rape trial in its history, resulting in the acquittal of four men. The Department is carrying out a major review of that trial because of subsequent problems flowing from it. Will the Government—the Department—make a submission to that review, particularly looking at whether the accused should not be named until after a verdict is...
  • Fishing: East Anglia: Austerity: Life Expectancy 18 Apr 2018

    Before I call the Minister, I thank all hon. Members for complying so obediently with the timing that I requested.

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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

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Topics of interest

Ian Paisley Jnr campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)
  • 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, Panel of Chairs (11 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 5 Dec 2016)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (8 May 2015 to 8 Jun 2017)
  • 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: 16 Apr 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Family and Life for Public Policy
Address of donor: 3 Wellington Park, Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6BJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Economy return ticket and four nights accommodation in New York and Washington DC, total value £2,000

Destination of visit: New York and Washington DC

Dates of visit: 14-18 March 2017

Purpose of visit: Met with representatives of US Senate and house of reps to discuss issues around the protection of unborn child.

(Registered 12 April 2017)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £563; accommodation £238; total value £801

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 9 - 11 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar APPG visit to attend National Day celebrations.

(Registered 15 September 2017)
Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights to Nairobi £444.77; visa £25; total value £469.77

Destination of visit: Kenya

Dates of visit: 8 -12 November 2017

Purpose of visit: Visit made as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme.

(Registered 16 January 2018)
Name of donor: Co-operation Ireland
Address of donor: 5 Weavers Court Business Park, Linfield Road, Belfast BT12 5GH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £5,925.11 and accommodation with a value of £402.23, total £6,327.34

Destination of visit: New York

Dates of visit: 20-23 February 2018

Purpose of visit: To participate at a seminar on the political and peace process 20 years after the Belfast Agreement.

(Registered 27 February 2018)
Name of donor: Family and Life for Public Policy
Address of donor: 3 Wellington Park, Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6BJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £1,583.01; hotel £775.91; total value £2,358.92

Destination of visit: Washington DC

Dates of visit: 14-17 March 2018

Purpose of visit: Political engagement, private meetings and strategy development.

(Registered 12 April 2018)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Fiona Paisley, as part time Administrative Assistant. (Registered 12 April 2017)

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