Gavin Robinson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence)

DUP MP for Belfast East

@grobinsondup https://facebook.com/GRobinsonDUP

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Gavin Robinson’s voting in Parliament

Gavin Robinson 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: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Protocol Bill 27 Jun 2022

    Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
  • Northern Ireland Protocol Bill 27 Jun 2022

    Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
  • Northern Ireland Protocol Bill 27 Jun 2022

    The Foreign Secretary knows that the three things that need to be resolved are the friction in trade; repairing the harm to our constitutional position within this country; and erasing the democratic deficit at the heart of the protocol. The Foreign Secretary has fairly outlined the myriad steps the Government have taken; if this Bill is required, they can have our support in resolving these...

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DUP MP for Belfast East

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Gavin Robinson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department of Health
  • Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland
  • Detention Centres
  • Cayman Islands: Taxation
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

Currently held offices

  • Member, Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill Committee (since 28 Jun 2021)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 5 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence) (since 1 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Committee (5 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (5 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 5 Dec 2016)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (8 May 2015 to 8 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights) (8 May 2015 to 8 Jun 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jun 2022.

8. Miscellaneous
From 1 August 2019, unpaid Chair of EastSide Tourism Ltd, which promotes East Belfast as a tourist destination. (Registered 06 August 2019)
From 1 August 2019, unpaid Director of EastSide Partnership, which is a broad-based social partnership with community, statutory, political and business members who are dedicated to the regeneration of East Belfast. (Registered 06 August 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my father, John Robinson, as part-time Office Manager. (Registered 01 August 2016)

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