Jim Shannon

Jim Shannon is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Democratic Unionist Party MP for Strangford, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Jim Shannon, including posts and roles held.

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Previous

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Representations

Party affiliation

Democratic Unionist Party
6 May 2010 - 30 May 2024

House membership

Commons
Jim Shannon
6 May 2010 - 30 May 2024

Opposition posts

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
Opposition Department
1 July 2017 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)
Opposition Department
8 May 2015 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport)
Opposition Department
8 May 2015 - 8 June 2017
Commons
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Equality)
Opposition Department
8 May 2015 - 8 June 2017
Commons
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
Opposition Department
3 April 2012 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)
Opposition Department
12 May 2010 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport)
Opposition Department
12 May 2010 - 30 March 2015
Commons

Committee memberships

Defence Committee
6 July 2015 - 5 December 2016
Commons
Defence Sub-Committee
8 September 2015 - 5 December 2016
Commons
Committees on Arms Export Controls
10 February 2016 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
9 January 2023 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
11 September 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
5 December 2016 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
4 March 2020 - 30 May 2024
Commons
Cultural Objects (Protection From Seizure) Bill
9 November 2021 - 17 November 2021
Commons
Local Government (Disqualification) Bill
24 November 2021 - 1 December 2021
Commons
Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill
8 December 2021 - 15 December 2021
Commons
Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill
15 December 2021 - 5 January 2022
Commons
Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions) Bill
26 January 2022 - 2 February 2022
Commons
Pet Abduction Bill
24 January 2024 - 31 January 2024
Commons
Zoological Society of London (Leases) Bill
21 February 2024 - 28 February 2024
Commons
Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief Bill (Formerly known as International Freedom of Religion or Belief Bill)
17 April 2024 - 24 April 2024
Commons
School Attendance (Duties of Local Authorities and Proprietors of Schools) Bill
24 April 2024 - 1 May 2024
Commons
Courts (Remote Hearings) Bill
8 May 2024 - 15 May 2024
Commons
Local Government (Pay Accountability) Bill
15 May 2024 - 22 May 2024
Commons