Nigel Dodds MP Belfast North, Democratic Unionist Party, DUP Parliamentary Group Leader; Spokesperson for Constitutional Issues, for Foreign Affairs and for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport


  • Tel 020 7219 8419

  • Fax 020 7219 2347

  • Email:

  • Website: Nigel Dodds website

  • Constituency address

    39 Shore Road, Belfast BT15 3PG United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Nigel Dodds

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    DUP Chief Whip 2001-08; DUP Spokesperson for: Treasury 2005-07, Work and Pensions 2005-07, Business of the House 2005-10, Justice 2007-10, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2007-10; DUP Parliamentary Group Leader 2010-; Spokesperson for: Reform and Constitutional Agenda/Constitutional Issues 2010-, Foreign Affairs 2010-, Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport 2012-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested East Antrim 1992 general election. Member for Belfast North 2001-10, for Belfast North (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    European affairs, constitution, social policy.
  • Party groups

    DUP: Secretary 1992-2008, Deputy Leader 2008-.
  • Countries of interest

    The Commonwealth, USA.
  • International bodies

    Member: Executive Committee, Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group, UK Delegation to NATO Parliamentary Assembly 2014-.

Election record for Belfast North, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Democratic Unionist Party 39.79%
Sinn Féin 33.81%
Social Democratic & Labour Party 12.21%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party 14,812 39.79
Kelly, Gerry Sinn Féin 12,588 33.81
Maginness, Alban Social Democratic & Labour Party 4,544 12.21
Cobain, Fred UCUNF 2,837 7.62
Webb, Billy All 1,809 4.86
McAuley, Martin Independent 403 1.09
Majority 2,224 votes
Electorate 65,504
Turnout (37,233) 56.84%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Minister of Finance and Personnel in the Northern Ireland Executive. Member of Belfast City Council.

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