Ian Paisley

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

(since May 2015)

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)

(since May 2015)
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Democratic Unionist Party

Member for North Antrim

ian.paisley.mp@parliament.uk / ianpaisleymp
Select Committees
Panel of Chairs (since January 2020)
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since March 2020)

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Petition debates participated in by Ian Paisley

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
108,144
Petition Closed

NHS supply new lifesaving drugs for Cystic Fibrosis like 11 other EU countries

Gov Responded - 7 Dec 2018 Debated on - 10 Jun 2019 View Ian Paisley's petition debate contributions
16 May 2019
closed 1 year, 1 month ago

Children & young adults with CF endure lifelong suffering & early death. They need Orkambi and other precision medicines as they are developed. Sufferers in the EU, US & Australia can access the drugs, but not the UK. Hundreds have died in the 3yrs since these drugs were licensed.

Significant Petitions within Ian Paisley's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Ian Paisley

Date Tabled Title Signatures
6 May 2020
Ian Paisley signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th June 2020

Future of the North Sea Oil and Gas Industry

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House believes that the dual impact of low oil prices and covid-19 could lead to the collapse of the North Sea oil and gas industry; notes the Offshore Co-ordinating Group (OCG) of trade unions’ estimate that 3,500 jobs in the supply chain are at immediate risk, with over …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
4 May 2020
Ian Paisley signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th June 2020

Protect offshore jobs

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is concerned about the crisis facing the oil and gas sector as a result of covid-19; notes that the price of oil is now just over $20 per barrel compared with over $70 per barrel this time last year; fears that this low price of oil could …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
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Commons initiatives led by Ian Paisley

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Ian Paisley

Date Forum Title
30 Sep 2019 Commons Chamber Wrightbus (Ballymena)
24 Jul 2019 Commons Chamber Draft Historical Abuse Bill (Northern Ireland)

2 Adjournment Debates led by Ian Paisley

Date Forum Title
15 Jul 2019 Commons Chamber Northern Ireland Motorsport Taskforce Report
22 May 2018 Commons Chamber Fuel Laundering

Ian Paisley has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting

Ian Paisley has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


85 Written Questions asked by Ian Paisley

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