Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson

The Rt Hon Sir Jeffrey M Donaldson is the Democratic Unionist Party MP for Lagan Valley, and has been an MP continuously since 1 May 1997. He currently undertakes the roles of DUP Chief Whip, and Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business in the House of Commons).

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.

8. Miscellaneous

  • Director, Centre for Democracy and Peace Building; a company limited by guarantee, based in Northern Ireland. This position is currently unremunerated. (Registered 6 May 2014)
  • Since January 2014, Chair of the Advisory Board for the Causeway Institute (CIPCRI Ltd); a sister company to Causeway Institute for Peace-building and Conflict Resolution and also a private company limited by guarantee, operating on a not for profit basis, to promote and share the Northern Ireland experience of peace-building and conflict resolution in the UK and overseas. This is an unremunerated position requiring not more than 2-4 hours per month. (Registered 2 February 2017)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

  • I employ my wife, Eleanor Donaldson, as a Secretary.