Jim Shannon


Jim Shannon was re-elected as DUP MP for Strangford on May 7th 2015 with 15053 votes, taking 44.4% of the vote.

Jim Shannon was a also a sitting Councillor on Ards Borough Council and was first elected in 1985, becoming Mayor in 1991 – 92 and is the current leader of the DUP group within the Council.

Jim is married to Sandra and has 3 boys; he lives on the family farm outside Greyabbey. He was educated at Ballywalter Primary School.

Jim is a member of the Baptist Church in Newtownards, and a member of the Ulster Farmers Union.

Jim is also the former chairman of Ards DPP. Jim sits on the Board of Governors at Glastry College.

Constituency: Strangford

Constituency Address: 34A Frances Street, Newtownards, BT23 7DN

Constituency Tel: 028 9182 7990

Date of Birth: 25/03/1955

Email: jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk

Party: Democratic Unionist Party

Personal Website: www.dup.org.uk/default.htm

Westminster Tel: 020 7219 7160

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jim2win

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jim-Shannon-MP/477928115581090