§ Mr. William Ross
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is his estimate of the number of households in each parliamentary constituency in Northern Ireland.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
I understand from the chief electoral officer that the number of households in each parliamentary constituency in Northern Ireland is approximately as follows:543W
Constituency Approximate number of households Belfast East 29,800 Belfast North 24,200 Belfast South 32,800 Belfast West 33,300 East Antrim 34,500 East Londonderry 36,300 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 30,900 Foyle 32,500 Lagan Valley 36,200 Mid Ulster 30,100 Newry and Armagh 30,500 North Antrim 33,600 North Down 35,800 Strangford 35,000 South Antrim 34,200 South Down 35,400 Upper Bann 33,200 TOTAL 558,300