Maps by Conal Kelly and Nicholas Whyte
This constituency was slightly cut down from the old North Belfast.
North Belfast constituency was incorporated into the expanded North Belfast after 1995, with some tidying
boundaries with West Belfast and South Antrim. The Member of Parliament
the period was Cecil Walker (UUP).
See spreadsheets for 1983, 1987 and 1992.
MP (Ulster Unionist Party) 17,270 (48.1%)
Alban Maginness (Social Democratic and Labour Party) 7,615 (21.2%)
Patrick McManus (Sinn Féin) 4,693 (13.1%)
Tom Campbell, (Alliance Party of Northern Ireland) 2,246 (6.3%)
Margaret Redpath (Conservative Party) 2,107 (5.9%)
Seamus Lynch (New Agenda) 1,386 (3.9%)
Margaret Smith (Workers' Party) 419 (1.2%)
David O'Leary (Natural Law Party) 208 (0.6%)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority: 9,625; Electorate: 55,068; Turnout: 35,896 (65.2%)
MP (Ulster Unionist Party) 14,355 (39.0%)
Alban Maginness (Social Democratic and Labour Party) 5,795 (15.7%)
George Seawright (Protestant Unionist Party) 5,671 (15.4%)
Patrick McManus (Sinn Féin) 5,062 (13.7%)
Seamus Lynch (Workers Party) 3,062 (8.3%)
Tom Campbell (Alliance Party of Northern Ireland) 2,871 (7.8%)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority: 8,560; Electorate: 59,159; Turnout: 62.7%
MP (Ulster Unionist Party) 21,649 (71.5%)
@Paul Maguire (Alliance Party of Northern Ireland) 5,072 (16.7%)
Seamus Lynch (Workers' Party) 3,563 (11.8%)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority 16,577; Electorate 59,820; Turnout 51.5%
Walker (Ulster Unionist Party) 15,339 (36.2%)
@George Seawright (Democratic Unionist Party) 8,260 (19.5%)
Brian Feeny (Social Democratic and Labour Party) 5,944 (14.0%)
Joe Austin (Sinn Féin) 5,451 (12.9%)
@Paul Maguire (Alliance Party of Northern Ireland) 3,879 (9.1%)
Seamus Lynch (Workers Party) 2,412 (5.7%)
William Gault (Independent DUP) 1,134 (2.7%)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority: 7,079; Electorate: 61,128; Turnout: 69.4%)@ = member of the 1982-86 Assembly at the time of the election (Maguire and Seawright were both elecetd from the old North Belfast)
Results from 1983 to 1995 for each seat: East Belfast | North Belfast | South Belfast | West Belfast | East Antrim | North Antrim | South Antrim | North Down | South Down | Fermanagh and South Tyrone | Foyle | Lagan Valley | East Londonderry | Mid Ulster | Newry and Armagh | Strangford | Upper Bann
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Nicholas Whyte, 21 October 2000; modified 16 February 2002.
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