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Jim Shannon

DUP MP for Strangford ( 6 May 2010 – current)


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Business of the House (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: I thank the Leader of the House for an opportunity to raise this question on freedom of religion or belief. The all-party parliamentary group for international freedom of religion or belief, which I chair, visited Tunisia last May to highlight some of the issues that are relevant to our all-party group. On Sunday past, a mob in Tunisia burned a synagogue in the city of Sfax. Thankfully no one...

Cabinet Office: Veteran ID Cards (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: As always, I thank the Minister for his very positive response. He will know, of course, that people in Northern Ireland are joining up to serve—whether it be in the Army, the Royal Navy or the Royal Air Force—as they have done over the years. Beyond the Battlefield, which I hope the Minister will visit shortly, is one of the organisations that helps veterans. Does the Minister hold any...

Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: What discussions has the Minister had with charities back home in Northern Ireland, such as Beyond The Battlefield and SSAFA, about improving mental health support for veterans who served in Northern Ireland during the troubles? I have extended this invitation in the past, and I extend it again now: will the Minister join me in visiting Portavogie to see the wonderful work of Beyond The...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sepsis (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment she has made of trends in the number of incidences of sepsis in the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Suicide: Men (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking with Cabinet colleagues to help tackle male suicide.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Veterans (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking to tackle levels of PTSD among veterans.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Television Licences: Non-payment (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been prosecuted for non-payment of TV licence fees in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Renewable Energy: Northern Ireland (29 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, whether she has had discussions with Northern Ireland Community Energy on promoting government incentives to community groups.

Digital Exclusion (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: I congratulate the hon. Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston (Justin Madders) on bringing this debate forward. Whether or not this is a generational issue, we cannot hide from the fact that there are people unable to use the internet in the ways necessary to engage fully in modern society. I will make three quick points on accessibility and affordability. On access, sufficient broadband is a...

Leasehold Reform and New Homes (28 Feb 2024)

Lee Rowley: ...thank the hon. Member for Battersea (Marsha De Cordova), who is no longer in her place, but who raised important points about leasehold. I also thank, as ever, the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon), who highlighted the importance of reform in general. That is one of the reasons why we are bringing the Bill forward and seeking to make as strong progress as possible. I recognise the...

Post Office Board and Governance (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: The Minister has been incredibly honest and forthright in all his answers, and we have every faith in him, given his conduct and all the information he has brought to the Chamber, for which I thank him. As locally elected representatives, we are accountable to our electorates. How will the Minister ensure that those who are paid from Government funds are accountable in the same way? What more...

Cycle Trails (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: I commend the hon. Lady for securing this debate and for all her endeavours and her commitment to sport. We all appreciate her work. She has also been a guest at one of my Strangford dinners, and I was very pleased to have her there. She visited Comber Rec women’s football team; that is just an example of her work with sports. Does the hon. Lady agree that by encouraging cycling trails, of...

Northern Ireland: The Union (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: One thing of great importance to this place is our education system, including the trips that people make to Parliament. We want to safeguard the Union, so what steps are being taken to ensure that students in Northern Ireland have equal access to educational tours of Westminster? Bearing in mind that students in Northern Ireland should have the same access to them as those in England, but...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Conflict Prevention (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, if he will make an assessment of the potential impact of the Strengthening Peace and Resilience in Nigeria programme on religious conflict in the Middle Belt.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps she is taking with Cabinet colleagues to help tackle (a) health inequalities and (b) social deprivation for people with (i) asthma and (ii) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Midwives: Northern Ireland (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, whether he has had discussions with the Department of Health in Northern Ireland on increasing the number of student midwives in Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Treasury: First Time Buyers: Mortgages (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has had discussions with major banks on the accessibility of mortgages for first time buyers.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit: Overpayments (28 Feb 2024)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much has been overpaid to (a) Universal Credit and (b) Employment and Support Allowance claimants in each of the last twelve months.

Road Safety: North Yorkshire (27 Feb 2024)

Guy Opperman: The hon. Lady is continuing in a rich tradition established by her illustrious colleague the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon). We miss him in the debate today, but we take her as a very able replacement. Her debate last week was attended by a number of colleagues and I have had a chance to read it; I should have been responding to it, but I happened to be responding to the...

“Insolvency of certain persons with an interest in higher-risk and relevant buildings: New Clause 1 - Estate management services (27 Feb 2024)

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