Ian Paisley

Ian Paisley is the Democratic Unionist Party MP for North Antrim, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010. He currently undertakes the roles of Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), and Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government).

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Motorsport UK
    Address of donor: Bicester Motion OX27 8FY
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my capacity as an MP and Independent Chairman of Northern Ireland’s Motorsport Taskforce, guest of honour at the Evening of Racing Champions, total value for me and a guest £1,260
    Date received: 22 January 2022
    Date accepted: 22 January 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 1344829
    (Registered 31 January 2022)
  • Name of donor: John Pye Auctions Ltd
    Address of donor: James Shipstone House, Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 7EA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for England v New Zealand Test match, value £649.99
    Date received: 10 June 2022
    Date accepted: 10 June 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 2564753
    (Registered 24 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: R&A Championships Ltd
    Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the Open at St Andrews, value £750
    Date received: 14 July 2022
    Date accepted: 14 July 2022
    Donor status: company, registration SC247047
    (Registered 25 July 2022)
  • Name of donor: Motorsport UK
    Address of donor: Bicester Motion OX27 8FY
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Chair of the F1 APPG and Independent Chairman of Northern Ireland’s Motorsport Taskforce, two tickets with hospitality for the British Grand Prix, total value £1,260. I was unable to attend but the second ticket was used by my guest.
    Date received: 3 July 2022
    Date accepted: 3 July 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 1344829
    (Registered 25 July 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 19 July 2016, unpaid chair of charitable trust established by JTI/Gallaher to support job creation and skills development in Ballymena. (Registered 25 July 2016)
  • Since 30 April 2021 I have co-ordinated crowdfunding for a legal action by businesses and employers to challenge the Northern Ireland Protocol. (Registered 18 June 2021)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

  • I employ my wife, Fiona Paisley, as part time Administrative Assistant. (Registered 12 April 2017)