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StatsEdit

  • County- Belfast City, N. Ireland, UK.
  • Electorate- 60,914 (March 2011).
  • Major districts- Ballynafeigh, Blackstaff, Botanic, Finaghy, Malone, Musgrave, Ravenhill, Rosetta, Shaftesbury, Stranmillis, Upper Malone, Windsor, and Woodstock, and the District of Castlereagh wards of Beechill, Cairnshill, Carryduff East, Carryduff West, Galwally, Hillfoot, Knockbracken, Minnowburn, Newtownbreda, and Wynchurch parts of Belfast and Castlereagh.
  • Current constituency created- 1922.
  • Member of parliament- Alasdair McDonnell (SDLP).
  • Number of members- One.
  • Created from- Belfast Cromac, Belfast Ormeau.
  • Ethnic majority- Overwhelmingly White N. Irish. Many are of English, Irish and Scots ethnic extraction.
  • Urban\rural split- Urban.

MPsEdit

Election Member Party
1885 William Johnston Conservative
1902 Thomas Henry Sloan Independent Unionist
1910 James Chambers Ulster Unionist
1917 William Arthur Lindsay Ulster Unionist
1918 constituency abolished
1922 constituency recreated
1922 Thomas Moles Ulster Unionist
1929 William John Stewart Ulster Unionist
1938 Progressive Unionist
1945 Conolly Hugh Gage Ulster Unionist
1952 David Campbell Ulster Unionist
1963 Rafton Pounder Ulster Unionist
Feb 1974 Robert Bradford Vanguard Unionist
1977 Ulster Unionist
1982 Martin Smyth Ulster Unionist
2005 Alasdair McDonnell Social Democratic and Labour
2017 Emma Little-Pengelly Democratic Unionist
  • Total political rule by each party in years- Conservative 17, Vanguard Unionist 3, Independent Unionist 8, UUP 80. Progressive Unionist 7,  DUP 1, and SDLP 12.

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. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2008/9780110813172/contents
  2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/44.stm
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belfast_South_(UK_Parliament_constituency)
  4. http://www.bbc.co.uk/election97/constituencies/44.htm
  5. http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/489.stm
  6. 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_South_(UK_Parliament_constituency)
  9. https://pediaview.com/openpedia/Belfast_North_(UK_Parliament_constituency)
  10. http://wikivisually.com/wiki/Belfast_North_%28UK_Parliament_constituency%29
  11. https://twitter.com/BelTel
  12. https://www.yelp.com/biz/belfast-telegraph-belfast
  13. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/
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