Rt Hon Nigel Dodds

Nigel Dodds

Constituency

Belfast North

Party

Democratic Unionist Party

Address as

Mr Dodds

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8419
Fax: 020 7219 2347
doddsn@parliament.uk

Constituency

39 Shore Road, Belfast, BT15 3PG
Tel: 028 9077 4774
Fax: 028 9077 7685
ndodds@dup-belfast.co.uk

Biography

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

Parliamentary career

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-

Party groups

DUP: Secretary 1992-2008, Deputy Leader 2008-

Select committees

Member: Members' Allowances 2009-10, Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and Commons Committee on Statutory Instruments 2009-10

Councils, public bodies

Belfast City Council: Councillor 1985-2010, Lord Mayor of Belfast 1988-89, 1991-92, Vice-President, Association of Local Authorities of Northern Ireland 1989-90

International bodies

Member, Executive Committee, Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group

Political interests

European affairs, constitution, social policy

Countries of interest

The Commonwealth, USA

General Election 2010 - Belfast North

Name Party Votes %
Dodds, Nigel DUP 14812 39.79%
Kelly, Gerry Sinn Féin 12588 33.81%
Maginness, Alban SDLP 4544 12.21%
Cobain, Fred UCUNF 2837 7.62%
Webb, Billy All 1809 4.86%
McAuley, Martin Ind 403 1.09%
Result DUP Hold (5.02% from DUP to Sinn Féin)