Danny Kinahan’s voting in Parliament
Danny Kinahan is a UUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other UUP MPs.
This is a selection of Danny Kinahan’s votes.
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
4 votes for, 12 votes against, 1 abstention, 4 absences, between 2016–2017
Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords
Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2015–2016
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Is the hon. Gentleman aware that in Northern Ireland our premiums are 11% higher and that we do not have the same caps on injury claims? We need those to be introduced; we do not need Northern Ireland to be left behind so that we are outside the system. We also have the restricted plate: instead of an L-plate, an R-plate is put on so that the driver cannot go more than 45 mph. Despite putting...
Two issues arise from what I said earlier about the R-plate, which limits people to 45 mph for the first six months: first, the issue of not driving on motorways faster than 45 mph, which causes problems; and secondly, the fact that no one is taught how to drive at night. As the hon. Gentleman said, people need special training so they learn those things before they pass their test.
What steps she is taking to enhance social mobility for school and university students.
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UUP MP for South Antrim, Former UUP MLA for South Antrim
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Entered the Assembly on 9 June 2009 — appointed
Left the Assembly on 24 June 2015 — Resigned
Topics of interest
Danny Kinahan campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Education
- HM Treasury
- Northern Ireland Office
- Education: Standards
- Electricity Interconnectors: Republic of Ireland
- Armed Forces: Northern Ireland
- Highways Agency: Procurement
Currently held offices
- Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
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- Has spoken in 84 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Danny Kinahan’s speeches
- Has received answers to 94 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 71 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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