David Simpson


David Simpson was re-elected MP for Upper Bann in May 2010 with a majority of 3,361.

David Simpson went to Birches Primary School on Clonmacate Road then Killicomaine High School on Upper Church Lane in Portadown, County Armagh. He then studied at the College of Business Studies (now called Belfast Metropolitan College) in Belfast.

He then worked in the food manufacturing industry, specifically Universal Meat Company in Portadown.

He has been the Member of Parliament for Upper Bann since the 2005 general election when he defeated Ulster Unionist Party leader David Trimble.

He is also a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the same seat and a former Mayor of Craigavon Borough Council which lies within the constituency.

He is married with a son and two daughters.


Upper Bann


Constituency Address

13 Thomas Street, Portadown, BT62 3NP

Constituency Tel

028 3833 2234

Date of Birth

16 February 1959


simpsond@parliament.uk; davidsimpson@upperbannd.u.p.co.uk


Democratic Unionist Party

Personal Website


Westminster Address

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Westminster Tel

0207 219 8533