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Paul Girvan is a DUP MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other DUP MPs.
This is a selection of Paul Girvan’s votes.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representation he has made to his Chilean counterpart on freedom of religion in that country since the burning-down of a place of worship by protesters in Santiago.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether grandfathered driving rights driving licenses issued by the Driver and Vehicle Agency Northern Ireland are recognised if that driver transfers to a DVLA license.
Concerns have been raised about the possible requirement for pet passports after the transition period. People from Northern Ireland want to know that, as part of the United Kingdom, they will have the same right to travel to the UK with their dogs, particularly guide dogs, without additional documentation or pet passports.
DUP MP for South Antrim
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.