Gavin Robinson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence)

DUP MP for Belfast East

@grobinsondup https://facebook.com/GRobinsonDUP

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.

However, Gavin Robinson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Gavin Robinson voted against financial incentives for low carbon emission electricity generation methods, while most DUP MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Gavin Robinson generally voted for reducing the rate of corporation tax, while most DUP MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Gavin Robinson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Gavin Robinson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Gavin Robinson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 5 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 22 Mar 2019

    Armed Forces Covenant (Duty of Public Authorities) Bill: Second reading – Gavin Robinson. Private Members' Bills
  • Northern Ireland: Restoring Devolution 13 Feb 2019

    One consequence of not having a functioning Executive is that there has been no political oversight of the scandal of Muckamore Abbey. I have raised this personally with the Secretary of State and written to her. She knows that we had a sanctuary for adults with learning difficulties, and that they were physically abused and assaulted by nursing staff. On Friday, the nurses had their...
  • Counter-Daesh Update 11 Feb 2019

    I thank the Secretary of State for the statement he has made. He is right to highlight the importance of our efforts in the cyber-sphere, and to mention that we host the global coalition’s strategic centre communications cell. When we considered this work in the Defence Committee, we heard that our efforts are too slow, too reactive and too cautious, and when we asked who excels in this...

More of Gavin Robinson’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

DUP MP for Belfast East

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

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Gavin Robinson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Detention Centres
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Armed Forces: Complaints
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Urinary System: Diseases

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 31 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Defence Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence) (since 1 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
5 January 2018, payment of £100 for a survey completed in November 2017. Hours: 90 mins. Fee paid direct to East Belfast DUP. (Registered 23 April 2018)
7 February 2018, payment of £100 for a survey completed on 15 January 2018. Hours: 75 mins. Fee paid direct to East Belfast DUP. (Registered 23 April 2018)
14 March 2018, payment of £75 for a survey completed on 15 February 2018. Hours: 80 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 23 April 2018)
16 April 2018, payment of £75 for a survey completed on 1 March 2018. Hours: 85 mins. Fee paid direct to East Belfast DUP. (Registered 23 April 2018)
22 May 2018, £75 for a survey completed on 23 April 2018. Hours: 80 mins. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 02 January 2019)
25 June 2018, £75 for a survey completed on 1 May 2018. Hours: 45 mins. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 02 January 2019)
27 August 2018, £75 for a survey completed on 20 August 2018. Hours: 45 mins. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 02 January 2019)
Payments from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh St, London EC1V 0AT, for completing opinion surveys:
22 March 2018, £50 for interview on 1 January 2018. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 02 January 2019)
6 February 2018, £50 for interview in December 2017. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid to East Belfast DUP. (Registered 02 January 2019)
28 February 2018, £50 for interview on 14 February 2018. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 02 January 2019)
20 April 2018, £50 for interview in March 2018. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 02 January 2019)
4 September 2018, £50 for interview on 15 May 2018. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 02 January 2019)
4 September 2018, £50 for interview in July 2018. Hours: 15 mins. Fee paid to East Belfast DUP. (Registered 02 January 2019)
5 December 2018, £50 for online survey in October 2018. Hours: 25 mins. Fee paid to East Belfast DUP. (Registered 02 January 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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)