Ian Paisley Junior

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Ian Paisley Junior is a Northern Ireland politician and the son of former Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley.

Lobbying scandal

Ian Paisley Jr resigned from his post as a minister in the Northern Ireland Executive at Stormont in February 2008 after revelations that he was employed as a research assistant by his father and received a salary from the UK Parliament.[1] In August 2008 the complaint which led to his resignation was dismissed.[2]



  1. David Gordon ‘Paisley is facing Commons inquiry: First Minister's payments to son to be investigated’ Belfast Telegraph, February 21, 2008
  2. Chris Thornton, Watchdog clears Paisley Jr after jobs complaint, Belfast Telegraph, 15 August 2008.