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Jim Shannon MP



Jim Shannon MP was born Jim Shannon on 25 March 1955 in Banbridge, Northern Ireland and is the Democratic Unionist Party MP for Strangford.


Currently sitting on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since December 2016), Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since February 2016), Jim Shannon does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Defence Sub-Committee (Sep 2015 to Dec 2016), Defence Committee (Jul 2015 to Dec 2016).


Jim Shannon is currently Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), an opposition position he has held since May 2015.

In addition to this role, he is also Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Equality).

He was Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights) (2012 to 2015), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health) (2010 to 2015), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport) (2010 to 2015) in opposition.


Jim Shannon has the following specific interests :
Politics - Farming, fishing, environment, Ulster-Scots, country sports, armed forces parliamentary scheme
Countries - Scotland, USA

You can contact Jim Shannon in the following ways:




34A Frances Street, Newtownards, BT23 7DN

Phone : 028 9182 7990

Fax : 028 9182 7991


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 7160

Fax : 020 7219 2347

Email : jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk