Belfast East

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Antrim
County (post 1974): Antrim
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: Northern Ireland
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 618
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 654
Formed 1922
Disbanded current
Notes: Constituency of same name also existed 1885-1918.

Elected Members

  1. Herbert Dixon

    Party: Unionist
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1939*
    Date of exit: 8 July 1939
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Unionist
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Henry Harland

    Party: Unionist
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1940*
    Date of election: 8 February 1940
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Unionist
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Thomas Cole

    Party: UUP
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: UUP
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Alan McKibbin

    Party: Unionist
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1958*
    Date of exit: 2 December 1958
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Unionist
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Stanley McMaster

    Party: Unionist
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1959*
    Date of election: 19 March 1959
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Unionist
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. William Craig

    Party: Vanguard
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Vanguard
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Sat as UUUC from 1974² General Election.

Other candidates

  1. Naomi Long

    Connection with constituency: Direct: former member from 2010-15
    Year of election: 2017
    Date of election: 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Alliance Party
    Notes:
  2. Naomi Long

    Connection with constituency: Direct: former member from 2010-15.
    Year of election: 2019
    Date of election: 2019-12-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Alliance Party
    Notes: