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Ian Paisley

Democratic Unionist Party - North Antrim

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

(since May 2015)

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)

(since May 2015)

Oral Question
Monday 8th March 2021
14:30
Department for Work and Pensions
Oral Question No. 16
What discussions her Department has had with the Department for Communities on the Kickstart scheme.
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Speeches
Thursday 4th March 2021
Business of the House

Welcome to North Antrim, Mr Speaker. I know that the Leader of the House cares passionately about this Union, and …

Written Answers
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Abortion: Surgery
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many women received Evacuation of Retained Products of …
Early Day Motions
Monday 9th March 2020
Barclays Bank closures
That this House notes with concern the decision by Barclay's Bank on 3 February 2020 to close three branches in …
Bills
None available
Tweets
None available
MP Financial Interests
Monday 20th July 2020
1. Employment and earnings
Payment of £200 expected from Catholic Herald, Herald House, off Bunhill Row, 15 Lamb's Passage, London EC1Y 8TQ, for article …
EDM signed
Tuesday 16th February 2021
Removing barriers to education
That this House believes removing barriers to education, including ending all forms of violence against children, is crucial to achieving …

Debate information

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Significant North Antrim Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
45,951
c. 185 added daily
46,442
(Estimated)

Give further financial support to the Events and Hospitality industry

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 15 Oct 2020 Debated on - 11 Jan 2021 View Ian Paisley's petition debate contributions
9 Mar 2021
closes in 2 days, 15 hours

Being the first to close and still no clue as to when we can open, this seasonal industry is losing its summer profits that allows them to get through the first quarter of next year.

Even if we are allowed to open in December, 1 months profit won't be enough to keep us open in 2021. We need help

209,707
c. 1,284 added daily
249,478
(Estimated)

Create a Minister for Hospitality in the UK Government

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 3 Nov 2020 Debated on - 11 Jan 2021 View Ian Paisley's petition debate contributions
6 Apr 2021
closes in 1 month

The UK hospitality industry. Responsible for around 3m jobs, generating £130bn in activity, resulting in £38bn in taxation. Yet, unlike the Arts or Sports, we do not have a dedicated Minister.

We are asking that a Minister for Hospitality be created for the current, and successive governments.

506,738
c. 3,523 added daily
663,880
(Estimated)

Prioritise teachers, school and childcare staff for Covid-19 vaccination

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 23 Feb 2021 Debated on - 11 Jan 2021 View Ian Paisley's petition debate contributions
20 Apr 2021
closes in 1 month, 2 weeks

Advice from the JCVI on the priority groups for a Covid-19 vaccine does not include school/childcare workers. This petition calls for these workers, who cannot distance or use PPE, to be kept safe at work by being put on the vaccine priority list when such a list is adopted into government policy.

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, 9 months 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.


Most recent EDMs signed by Ian Paisley

Date Tabled Title Signatures
8 Feb 2021
Ian Paisley signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th February 2021

Removing barriers to education

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House believes removing barriers to education, including ending all forms of violence against children, is crucial to achieving the Government’s goal of ensuring 12 years of quality education for every girl and boy; and further believes that removing barriers to education should be a central theme in the …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
12 Jan 2021
Ian Paisley signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 18th January 2021

Fetal pain

Tabled by: Carla Lockhart (Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann)
That this House welcomes the report on Foetal Sentience and Pain commissioned by the all-party Parliamentary pro-life group; recognises that recent research by Dr Stuart WG Derbyshire and John C Bockmann PA in the Journal of Medical Ethics supports the view that babies in the womb may feel pain from …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 2
View All Ian Paisley's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

3 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)
27 Jan 2015 Commons Chamber On-the-Runs Scheme

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 co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


245 Written Questions

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Special Representative on UK Victims of Gaddafi-sponsored IRA Terrorism Libya: IRA Gaza: Hamas Israel: Palestinians Iran: Guided Weapons Iran: International Atomic Energy Agency USA: Foreign Relations Christianity: Oppression International Law Middle East: Peace Negotiations Gaza: Hamas Middle East: Hezbollah Gaza: Israel Palestinians: Politics and Government Iran: Guided Weapons Palestinians: Politics and Government Gaza: Israel Gaza: Israel Tunisia: Tourism Tunisia: Politics and Government Tunisia: Elections Tunisia: British Nationals Abroad Tunisia: Immigrants Diplomatic Service: Visas 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 Israel and West Bank: Violence Israel: Palestinians Hezbollah: Weapons Iran: Guided Weapons Hezbollah: Weapons Gibraltar: Spain China: Christianity Gibraltar: Spain Guinea-Bissau Iraq Freezing of Assets: Libya Libya: Freezing of Assets Retail Trade: Non-domestic Rates Travel: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Duty Free Allowances: Northern Ireland Duty Free Allowances: Northern Ireland Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Banks: Foreign Trade Tobacco: Northern Ireland Tobacco: Northern Ireland Tobacco: Northern Ireland Tobacco: EU Action Consumer Information Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties Beer Beer Soft Drinks: Taxation Soft Drinks: Taxation Soft Drinks: Taxation Soft Drinks: Taxation Soft Drinks: Taxation Soft Drinks: Taxation Soft Drinks: Taxation Soft Drinks: Taxation Tobacco: Taxation Tobacco: Excise Duties Excise Duties: Soft Drinks Bank Cards: Fees and Charges Bank Cards: Fees and Charges Bank Cards: Fees and Charges Bank Cards: Fees and Charges Bank Cards: Fees and Charges Bank Cards: Fees and Charges Air Passenger Duty: Northern Ireland Whisky: Taxation Capital Allowances Corporation Tax: Northern Ireland Abortion: Surgery Coronavirus: Screening Coronavirus: Quarantine Health Services and Social Services: Coronavirus NHS: Staff Coronavirus: Vaccination NHS: Voluntary Work Coronavirus: Aviation Coronavirus: Disease Control NHS: Finance Intensive Care: Northern Ireland Health Services: Mental Health Obesity NHS: Staff Patients: Safety Gynaecology and Obstetrics: Training Salmonella Pathology Tobacco: EU Law Palliative Care Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme Exercise: Children In Vitro Fertilisation: Licensing Genetic Engineering Abortion: Costs Social Services: Veterans Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Eyes: Research Diabetes NHS: Private Patients Diabetes: Drugs Diabetes: Dementia Sugar Tobacco: Packaging Nigeria: Social Media Free School Meals Students: Coronavirus Sex and Relationship Education Schools: Mental Health Services Alternative Education: Standards Young People: Crimes of Violence School Exclusions Review Children in Care: Mental Health Services Schools: Admissions Literacy: Children and Young People Universities: Antisemitism Holocaust Educational Trust Holocaust Educational Trust Department for Education: Holocaust Memorial Day Holocaust Educational Trust Design: Curriculum Design: Teachers Nurseries: First Aid Children: Literacy Special Educational Needs Supply Teachers: Pensions Schools: Staff Adoption Coronavirus: Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry: Northern Ireland Abortion: Northern Ireland Energy Supply: Northern Ireland Energy Supply: Northern Ireland Common Travel Area MI5: Northern Ireland Economic Growth: Northern Ireland Administrative Scheme for the "On the Runs" Independent Review Welfare State: Northern Ireland Drugs: Misuse Terrorism None