Map by Conal Kelly
most of which had previously been in North Down, included
all of Ards district and odd parts of Castlereagh. Most of the
Strangford constituency survived as the core of the new Strangford after 1995, with some territory
lost to East Belfast and South Belfast
and an exchange with North Down. The
Parliament throughout this period was John Taylor (UUP) who was
Member of the European Parliament until 1989.
See spreadsheets for 1983, 1987 and 1992.
MP (Ulster Unionist Party) 19,517 (43.6%)
Sammy Wilson (Democratic Unionist Party) 10,606 (23.7%)
Kieran McCarthy (Alliance Party of Northern Ireland) 7,585 (16.9%)
Stephen Eyre (Conservative Party) 6,782 (15%)
David Shaw (Natural Law Party) 295 (0.7%)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority: 8,911; Electorate: 68,901; Turnout: 65.0%
MP MEP (Ulster Unionist Party) 28,199 (75.9%)
Addie Morrow (Alliance Party of Northern Ireland) 7,553 (20.3%)
Imelda Hynds (Workers' Party)1,385 (3.7%)
MP MEP (Ulster Unionist Party) 32,627 (94.2%)
'Peter Barry' (AIA) 1,993 (5.8%)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority 30,634; Electorate 62,896; Turnout 56.1%
MEP (Ulster Unionist Party) 19,086 (48.8%)
@Simpson Gibson (Democratic Unionist Party) 11,716 (30.0%)
@Addie Morrow (Alliance Party of Northern Ireland) 6,171 (15.8%)
James Curry (Social Democratic and Labour Party) 1,713 (4.4%)
Raymond Heath (Independent Labour) 430 (1.1%)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority: 7,370; Electorate: 60,232; Turnout: (64.9%)@ = member of the 1982-86 Assembly at the time of the election (Gibson, Taylor and Morrow had all been elected from the old North Down constituency)
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) majority: 20,646; Electorate: 64,475; Turnout: 57.9%
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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