Paul Girvan

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Transport)

Former DUP MP for South Antrim


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Paul Girvan is a former MP for South Antrim.

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Former DUP MP for South Antrim

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Blood: Contamination
  • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Pet Travel Scheme: Northern Ireland
  • Personal Independence Payment: Appeals
  • Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Transport) (since 1 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Pet Abduction Bill Committee (24 Jan 2024 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, International Trade Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 26 Apr 2023)
  • Member, Transport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport) ( 1 Jul 2017 to 30 May 2024)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Education) ( 1 Jul 2017 to 30 May 2024)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Infected Blood Compensation Scheme 21 May 2024

    Before today’s statement, I found it ironic that we had to wait for a public inquiry to try to get things moving. It is difficult to see why it took so long to find that we have a culture not just within our Government but within Departments, especially the Department of Health and Social Care, whereby whistleblowers are targeted and clarity is not brought out. In saying that, I want to ask...
  • Zero-emission Buses — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 21 May 2024

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Zero-emission Buses — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 21 May 2024

    I want to make a point about other countries that are major manufacturers. We will not speak about the elephant in the room—although we probably will; it is China—but some of our neighbours sometimes play fast and loose with what is termed state aid. Unfortunately, companies in those places get the benefit of the opportunity to export at a reduced rate because of help and assistance given...

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