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StatsEdit

  • County- Belfast City, N. Ireland, UK.
  • Electorate- 67,422 (March 2011), total population- 102,531 (2011 census).
  • Major districts- The District of Belfast wards of Ardoyne, Ballysillan, Bellevue, Castleview, Cavehill, Chichester Park, Cliftonville, Crumlin, Duncairn, Fortwilliam, Legoniel, New Lodge, Water Works, and Woodvale, and the District of Newtownabbey wards of Abbey, Ballyhenry, Cloughfern, Collinbridge, Coole, Dunanney, Elmfeild, Glebe, Glengormley, Hightown, Valley, and Whitehouse in parts of Belfast and Newtownabbey.
  • Current constituency created- 1922.
  • Member of parliament- Nigel Dodds (DUP).
  • Number of members- One.
  • Created from- Belfast Duncairn, Belfast Shankill.
  • Ethnic majority- Overwelmingly White N. Irish. Many are of English, Irish and Scots ethnic extraction.
  • Urban\rural split- Urban.

MPsEdit

Election Member Party
1885 Sir William Ewart Conservative
1889 by-election Edward James Harland Conservative
1896 by-election James Horner Haslett Conservative
1905 by-election Sir Daniel Dixon Irish Unionist
1907 by-election George Smith Clark Irish Unionist
1910 Robert Thompson Irish Unionist
1918 constituency abolished
1922 constituency recreated
1922 T.E. McConnell Ulster Unionist
1929 Thomas Somerset Ulster Unionist
1945 William Frederick Neill Ulster Unionist
1950 H. Montgomery Hyde Ulster Unionist
1959 Stratton Mills Ulster Unionist
1972 Conservative
1973 Alliance
Feb 1974 John Carson Ulster Unionist
1979 John McQuade Democratic Unionist
1983 Cecil Walker Ulster Unionist
2001 Nigel Dodds Democratic Unionist
  • Total political rule by each party in years- Conservative 21, Alliance Party 1, Irish Unionist 13, UUP 83 and DUP 20.

MapEdit

2017UKElectionMap

The 2017 general election result.

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Also seeEdit

  1. The Troubles
  2. David Cameron's "Big Society"
  3. How to tell your election was rigged!?
  4. The 1950 United Kingdom general election
  5. 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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belfast_North_(UK_Parliament_constituency)
  5. https://infogalactic.com/info/Belfast_North_(UK_Parliament_constituency)
  6. https://www.revolvy.com/topic/Belfast%20North%20(UK%20Parliament%20constituency)&item_type=topic
  7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shankill_Butchers
  8. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g186470-d189771-Reviews-Shankill_Road-Belfast_Northern_Ireland.html
  9. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Shankill
  10. http://www.dublintourist.com/towns/shankill/
  11. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shankill,_Dublin
  12. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shankill_Road
  13. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belfast_North_(UK_Parliament_constituency)
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