Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP

Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP

Constituency

Belfast South

Party

Social Democratic & Labour Party

Address as

Dr McDonnell

Contact details

Constituency

120A Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 2EB
Tel: 028 9024 2474
Fax: 028 9043 9935

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8528; 020 7219 8510
Fax: 020 7219 2832
alasdair.mcdonnell.mp@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Belfast South 2015-
Member for Belfast South 2005-15
Contested Belfast South General Election 2001
Contested Belfast South General Election 1997
Contested South Belfast General Election 1992
Contested South Belfast General Election 1987
Contested South Belfast General Election 1983
Contested Belfast South By-election 1982
Contested Belfast South General Election 1979
Contested North Antrim General Election 1970

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow SDLP Chief Whip 2010-15
Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) 2010-15
Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Business, Innoviation and Skills) 2009-15
Shadow Minister (Europe) 2008-10
Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) 2008-10
Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) 2007-09
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 2005-07
Shadow Spokesperson (Education) 2005-08
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 2005-07
Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Health) 2005-15

Other posts

Post Date
Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party 2011-15

Select committees

Post House Date
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Commons 2010-15
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Commons 2005-10

Political interests

Urban renewal, economic reconstruction, job creation, information technology, biotechnology

Countries of interest

Atlantic Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, Serbia and Balkans, USA

 

General Election 2015 General Election - Belfast South

Name Party Votes Share Change
Alasdair McDonnell SDLP 9560 24.54% -16.5%
Jonathan Bell DUP 8654 22.21% -1.5%
Paula Bradshaw Alliance 6711 17.23% 2.3%
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir SF 5402 13.87%
Rodney McCune UUP 3549 9.11%
Clare Bailey Green 2238 5.74% 2.7%
Bob Stoker UKIP 1900 4.88%
Ben Manton Con 582 1.49%
Lily Kerr WP 361 0.93%
Majority 906 2.33%
Turnout 38957 60.00%
Electorate 64927
Result SDLP Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2015 for detailed results.

View the Commons Library elections site for detailed analysis of election data.