Coordinates: 54°35′13″N 5°57′22″W / 54.587°N 5.956°W
Belfast St Anne's was a constituency of the Parliament of Northern Ireland.
Boundaries [ edit ]
Belfast St Anne's was a
borough constituency comprising part of south-western Belfast. It was created in 1929 when the House of Commons (Method of Voting and Redistribution of Seats) Act (Northern Ireland) 1929 introduced first past the post elections throughout Northern Ireland.
Belfast St Anne's was created by the division of
Belfast West into four new constituencies. It survived unchanged, returning one member of Parliament, until the Parliament of Northern Ireland was temporarily suspended in 1972, and then formally abolished in 1973. 
The constituency contained areas between the current Lisburn Road and Falls Road and consisted of the former St George's ward and most of the former St Anne's ward - although unusually it did not include the eponymous cathedral which was in
The constituency is now part of
Belfast South and Belfast West.
Politics [ edit ]
The constituency was solidly
unionist and always elected Ulster Unionist Party Members of Parliament, but was usually contested by labour movement candidates who sometimes polled well. 
Members of Parliament [ edit ]
Election results [ edit ]
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Northern Ireland 1921–72
1953 and 1958 general elections, Edmond Warnock was elected unopposed.
Belfast St Anne's by-election, 1970
John Laird 8,204
SDLP Gerald Malachy Lavery
NI Labour William Ritchie
References [ edit ]
^ a b The Northern Ireland House of Commons, 1921-1972, Northern Ireland Elections
^ Northern Ireland Parliamentary Elections Results: Boroughs: Belfast