Ian Paisley

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

(since May 2015)

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)

(since May 2015)
Ian Paisley Portrait

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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Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Karen Bradley (Conservative) (33 debate interactions) View debates with Karen Bradley Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party) Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights) (27 debate interactions) View debates with Jim Shannon Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg (Conservative) Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (20 debate interactions) View debates with Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg View All MP Sparring Partners


Most recent EDMs signed by Ian Paisley

Date Tabled Title Signatures
28 Sep 2020
Ian Paisley signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th September 2020

National Day of Prayer

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes the unprecedented position that the covid-19 pandemic has brought the nation to; further notes that in this time of economic and societal uncertainty the country should follow the lead of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and recognise the importance of prayer when Her Majesty said in …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Conservative: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
22 Sep 2020
Ian Paisley signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 23rd September 2020

First Ministers' call for aerospace support

Tabled by: Gavin Robinson (Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East)
That this House commends the joint position taken by the First and Deputy First Ministers of Northern Ireland, the First Minister of Scotland and the First Minister of Wales in calling upon the Government to provide targeted, bespoke assistance for the UK's aerospace sector; agrees that without such intervention tens …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Labour: 1
Conservative: 1
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Commons initiatives

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)

Ian Paisley has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

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

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


88 Written Questions

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Gaza: Hamas Israel: Palestinians Iran: International Atomic Energy Agency Iran: Guided Weapons USA: Foreign Relations Christianity: Oppression International Law Middle East: Hezbollah Middle East: Peace Negotiations Gaza: Hamas Palestinians: Politics and Government Israel: Gaza Israel: Gaza Diplomatic Service: Visas Tunisia: Tourism Tunisia: Politics and Government Tunisia: Immigrants Tunisia: British Nationals Abroad Tunisia: Elections Tunisia: Official Visits Israel: Palestinians Palestinians: Radicalism Hezbollah: Weapons Hezbollah: Weapons Iran: Nuclear Weapons Israel: Gaza Palestinians: Radicalism Israel: West Bank Iran: Guided Weapons Hezbollah: Weapons Israel: Gaza UNRWA Overseas Aid Palestinians: Overseas Aid Palestinians: Overseas Aid Developing Countries: Abortion Developing Countries: Abortion Developing Countries: Abortion Developing Countries: Abortion Developing Countries: Abortion Palestinians: Radicalism Travel: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Duty Free Allowances: Northern Ireland Duty Free Allowances: Northern Ireland Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Banks: Foreign Trade Tobacco: EU Action Tobacco: Northern Ireland Tobacco: Northern Ireland Tobacco: Northern Ireland Consumer Information Employment: Disability Unemployment Employment: Young People Employment: Females Business: Disability Unemployment Patients: Safety NHS: Staff Obesity Gynaecology and Obstetrics: Training Salmonella