Rt Hon Jeffrey Donaldson

Jeffrey Donaldson

Constituency

Lagan Valley

Party

Democratic Unionist Party

Address as

Mr Donaldson

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3407
Fax: 020 7219 0696
jeffrey.donaldson.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

The Old Town Hall, 29 Castle Street, Lisburn, BT27 4DH
Tel: 028 9266 8001
Fax: 028 9267 1845
jeffreydonaldsonmp@laganvalley.net

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Lagan Valley 1997-2010, for Lagan Valley (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election (UUP May 1997 to January 2004, DUP since January 2004)

Parliamentary career

Ulster Unionist Spokesperson for: Trade and Industry 1997-2000, Environment, Transport and the Regions 2000-01, Treasury 2001-02, Transport, Local Government and the Regions 2001-02, Work and Pensions 2001-03, Defence 2002-03, Trade and Industry 2002-03; DUP Spokesperson for: Education 2004-05, Defence 2004-05, 2007-, Transport 2005-07, 2009-10, International Development 2005-07, Home Office 2007-10, Equality 2010-12, Energy and Climate Change 2010-

Party groups

Ulster Unionist Council: Honorary Secretary 1988-2000, Vice-president 2000-03; Resigned from UUP 15 January 2004. Party officer, Democratic Unionist Party 2004-

Select committees

Member: Northern Ireland Affairs 1997-2000, Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs 2000-01, Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs (Transport Sub-Committee) 2000-01, Regulatory Reform 2001-05, Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments 2001-06, Transport 2004-07, 2009-10, Defence 2010-, Arms Export Controls 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Alderman, Lisburn City Council 2005-10; Member, Northern Ireland Policing Board 2007-08

Political interests

Christian values, constitution, transport, defence, international development

Countries of interest

Cyprus, Ethiopia, Israel, Moldova, Northern Ireland, South Africa, USA

General Election 2010 - Lagan Valley

Name Party Votes %
Donaldson, Jeffrey DUP 18199 49.62%
Trimble, Daphne UCUNF 7713 21.03%
Lunn, Trevor All 4174 11.39%
Harbinson, Keith TUV 3154 8.6%
Heading, Brian SDLP 1835 5.01%
Butler, Paul Sinn Féin 1465 4%
Result DUP Hold (3.37% from DUP to UCUNF)