Belfast North (UK Parliament constituency)

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Belfast North
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Belfast North in Northern Ireland
Districts of Northern IrelandBelfast, Newtownabbey
Population102,531 (2011 census)[1]
Electorate67,422 (March 2011)
Current constituency
Member of ParliamentJohn Finucane (Sinn Féin)
Number of members1
Created fromBelfast Duncairn, Belfast Shankill
Number of members1
Type of constituencyborough constituency
Replaced byBelfast Duncairn, Belfast Shankill
Created fromBelfast

Belfast North (Irish: Béal Feirste Thuaidh) is a constituency of the United Kingdom. It is in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Election results[change | change source]

General election 2019: Belfast North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Sinn Féin John Finucane 23,078 47.1 +5.4
DUP Nigel Dodds 21,135 43.1 -3.1
Alliance Nuala McAllister 4,824 9.8 +4.4
Majority 1,943 4.0 N/A
Turnout 49,037 67.9 +0.3
Registered electors 72,225
Sinn Féin gain from DUP Swing +4.3

This seat saw the only increase in vote share for Sinn Féin at the 2019 general election.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Usual Resident Population". Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service. Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Archived from the original on 23 September 2021. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  2. "Belfast North Parliamentary constituency". BBC News. BBC. Archived from the original on 30 November 2019. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 January 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)