David Simpson MP Upper Bann, Democratic Unionist Party, DUP Spokesperson for Business, Innovation and Skills, for Communities and Local Government, and for Education


  • Tel 020 7219 8533

  • Fax 020 7219 2347

  • Email:

  • Website: David Simpson website

  • Constituency address

    13 Thomas Street, Portadown BT62 3NP United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
David Simpson

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    DUP Spokesperson for: Trade and Industry 2005-07, Young People 2007-10, Transport 2007-09, International Development 2007-10, Business, Innovation and Skills 2009-, Communities and Local Government 2010-, Education 2012-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Northern Ireland Affairs.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Upper Bann 2001 general election. Member for Upper Bann since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    History of politics.
  • Party groups

    DUP: Vice-President; Vice-Chairman: Victims Committee, Council Association; Chairman, Upper Bann Constituency Association.
  • Countries of interest

    Africa, Israel.

Election record for Upper Bann, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Democratic Unionist Party 33.59%
UCUNF 25.52%
Sinn Féin 24.56%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party 14,000 33.59
Hamilton, Harry UCUNF 10,639 25.52
O'Dowd, John Sinn Féin 10,237 24.56
Kelly, Dolores Social Democratic & Labour Party 5,276 12.66
Heading, Brendan All 1,231 2.95
Majority 3,361 votes
Electorate 74,732
Turnout (41,681) 55.77%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Blackwater Investments.

Land and Property: Farm in Co Armagh, from which rental income is received. Flats in Portadown, Co Armagh, from which rental income is received.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Councillor, Craigavon Borough Council Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly

Remunerated directorships: Universal Meat Company, Co Armagh.

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