Lord Dodds of Duncairn

DUP Peer

@NigelDoddsDUP

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Profile

DUP Peer, Former DUP MLA for Belfast North

Entered the House of Lords on 18 September 2020

Previously MP for Belfast North until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 10 September 2010 — Resigned

Also represented Belfast North

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Topics of interest

Lord Dodds of Duncairn campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Northern Ireland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Terrorism
  • Parades Commission
  • Police
  • Kenya
  • Fuel Poverty

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Windsor Framework Sub-Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 30 May 2024)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit) ( 1 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Reform and Constitutional Issues) ( 8 May 2015 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) ( 8 May 2015 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) ( 1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • DUP Westminster Leader ( 6 May 2010 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) ( 9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) ( 9 Nov 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee ( 9 Feb 2009 to 18 May 2009)
  • Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Without Portfolio) ( 4 Jun 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Without portfolio ( 4 Jun 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) ( 1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) ( 1 Jun 2007 to 1 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) ( 1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) ( 1 Jun 2005 to 1 Jun 2007)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) ( 1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jun 2008)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Abduction 23 May 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Nigerian authorities about the continuing captivity of the Chibok girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.
  • Illegal Migration Act: Northern Ireland - Commons Urgent Question 15 May 2024

    My Lords, whatever the rights and wrongs of people’s views on the Rwanda Act or the Illegal Migration Act, it has always been a clear principle that immigration law is a matter for application on a UK-wide basis. This is the latest in a string of rulings in the High Court in Belfast that says that Acts of Parliament not only are incompatible with the human rights convention but can be...
  • Immigration Update - Statement 1 May 2024

    My Lords, the Minister and your Lordships will be aware of the frequent denunciations of the Government’s policy on immigration by Irish politicians. Indeed, members of the Irish Government have denounced the Rwanda policy in very derogatory terms. Yet, having done so, they now seek to return to the UK those who say they are fleeing the UK because of the Rwanda policy. It is one of the many...

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