Belfast West

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West Belfast

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West Belfast contains electoral wards from Belfast City and Lisburn City Councils, the strongly nationalist seat contains the Falls and Shankill areas.

 

Current MP: Paul Maskey (Sinn Fein)

 

Current MLAs:

Alex Attwod (SDLP)

Alex Maskey (Sinn Fein)

Fra McCann (Sinn Fein)

Jennifer McCann (Sinn Fein)

Rosaleen McCorley (Sinn Fein)

Pat Sheehan (Sinn Fein)

SINN FEIN HOLD

WEST BELFAST

 

WESTMINSTER

2015

 

Candidate

Party

Votes

Percentage of vote

change %

Paul Maskey

Sinn Fein

19,163

54.2

-16.8

Gerry Carroll

People Before Profit

6,798

19.2

+19.2

Alex Attwood

SDLP

3,475

9.8

-6.5

Frank McCoubrey

DUP

2,773

7.8

+0.3

Bill Manwaring

UUP

1,088

3.1

0

Brian Higginson

UKIP

765

2.2

+2.2

Gerard Catney

Alliance

636

1.8

-0.1

John Lowry

Workers Party

597

1.7

+1.7

Paul Shea

Conservatives

34

0.1

+0.1