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

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

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Taxation of Low-income Families — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] 16 Jan 2019

    I was going to intervene earlier, but I was enjoying the flow of the hon. Gentleman’s speech, so I decided to rest in my place. He makes an incredibly important point, and I commend the hon. Member for Stafford (Jeremy Lefroy) and all his colleagues for their sterling work. I do not think that anyone has said that the disincentive that we have heard about this morning is an intentional...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    The right hon. Gentleman is touching on a fundamental point. The protocol makes reference to compliance with the Good Friday agreement “in all its parts”, but as has been mentioned, paragraph 12 of strand two specifically requires not consultation or involvement but the approval and consent not only of the Northern Ireland Assembly but of the Oireachtas. When we consider new regulations...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    I am grateful to the shadow Secretary of State for allowing me to intervene, because there is a danger that he misunderstands my point. I was referring to the suggestion that there were provisions in the Belfast agreement that specifically said there could be no border infrastructure. I entirely recognise not only the support that is given but the encouragement and full co-operation in...

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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
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 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)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated board member of iESE, a company sharing and selling efficiency methods to local government. (Registered 27 May 2015)
Unremunerated board member of Craigavon House Preservation Trust, seeking to restore and preserve historic buildings. (Registered 27 May 2015)
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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