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StatsEdit

  • County- City of Belfast, N. Ireland, UK.
  • Electorate- 60,516 (March 2011), total population 92,221 (2011 census).
  • Major districts- Belfast- Ballyhackamore, Ballymacarrett, Belmont, Bloomfield, Cherryvalley, Island, Knock, Orangefield, Stormont, Sydenham, and The Mount. Castlereagh- Ballyhanwood, Carrowreagh, Cregagh, Downshire, Dundonald, Enler, Gilnakirk, Graham’s Bridge, Lisnasharragh, Lower Braniel, Tullycarnet, and Upper Braniel.
  • Current constituency created- 1922.
  • Member of parliament- Gavin Robinson (DUP).
  • Number of members- One.
  • Created from- Belfast Pottinger.
  • Ethnic majority- Overwhelmingly White N. Irish. Many are of English, Irish and Scots ethnic extraction.
  • Urban\rural split- Urban\docks.

MPsEdit

Election Member Party
1885 Edward de Cobain Conservative
1892 by-election Gustav Wilhelm Wolff Conservative
1910 Robert McMordie Irish Unionist
1914 by-election Robert Sharman-Crawford Irish Unionist
1918 constituency abolished
1922 constituency recreated
1922 Herbert Dixon Ulster Unionist
1940 by-election Henry Peirson Harland Ulster Unionist
1945 Thomas Loftus Cole Ulster Unionist
1950 Alan McKibbin Ulster Unionist
1959 by-election Stanley McMaster Ulster Unionist
Feb 1974 William Craig Vanguard
1978 Ulster Unionist
1979 Peter Robinson Democratic Unionist
2010 Naomi Long Alliance
2015 Gavin Robinson Democratic Unionist
  • Total political rule by each party in years- Conservative 7, Irish Unionist 72, Alliance 5, Vanguard 4, DUP 33 and Labour 2.

MapEdit

2017UKElectionMap

The 2017 general election result.

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Also seeEdit

  1. David Cameron's "Big Society"
  2. How to tell your election was rigged!?
  3. The 1950 United Kingdom general election
  4. Some typical UK Parliament constituencies

SourcesEdit

  1. https://twitter.com/BelTel
  2. https://www.yelp.com/biz/belfast-telegraph-belfast
  3. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/
  4. http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/
  5. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/489.stm
  6. http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/489.stm #http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9338,-1259,00.html
  7. http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belfast_East_(UK_Parliament_constituency)
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