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SIMPSON, David

Democratic Unionist Party
 

Member for Upper Bann since 2005. Committees: Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee since 2009; Member, Transport Select Committee 2007-09; Member, Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and Commons Committee on Statutory Instruments 2006-09. Political career: DUP Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government since 2010; DUP Spokesperson for Business, Innovation and Skills 2009; DUP Spokesperson for International Development 2007-10; DUP Spokesperson for Young People 2007-10; DUP Spokesperson for Transport 2007-09; DUP Spokesperson for Trade and Industry 2005-07. Special political interests: Youth issues, drug rehabilitation. Profession/Trade: Businessman. Education: College of Business Studies, Belfast; Killicomaine High School. Affiliations: Chair, Upper Bann Constituency Association; Deputy Master, Loughall District Royal Orange Order.

 
  2010     2005  
DUP HOLD Votes % +/- % Votes %
DUP 14,000 33.8 -3.8 16,679 37.6
UCUP – New Force 10,639 25.7 0.1 11,381 25.6
Sinn Fein 10,237 24.7 3.7 9,305 21.0
SDLP 5,276 12.7 -0.2 5,747 12.9
Alliance Party 1,231 3.0 0.8 955 2.2
Majority 3,361 8.1   5,298 11.9
Turnout 41,383 55.4 -6.0 44,422 61.4
 
 
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