Belfast West (UK Parliament constituency)

Belfast West is a parliamentary constituency (seat) in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. The current MP is Paul Maskey of Sinn Féin.

Belfast West
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Belfast West in Northern Ireland
Districts of Northern IrelandBelfast, Lisburn
Electorate60,817 (March 2011)
Major settlementsBelfast
Current constituency
Created1922
Member of ParliamentPaul Maskey (Sinn Féin)
Number of membersOne
Created fromBelfast Falls, Belfast St Anne's and Belfast Woodvale
18851918
Number of membersOne
Type of constituencyBorough constituency
Replaced byBelfast Falls, Belfast St Anne's and Belfast Woodvale
Created fromBelfast

In 2017 it ranked the most secure of Northern Ireland's 18 seats by percentage and/or numerical tally of its winning majority, followed by North Down and by North Antrim respectively.[1]