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Gerry Adams

Gerard (Gerry) Adams

Gallery (2)

Born: 1948     Age: 66 years

Announced on 14 November 2010 intention to contest Louth at the forthcoming election to the 31st Dáil, resigning as an MLA and creating a vacancy in the Westminster seat of Belfast West. See this RTÉ article.

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, confirmed on 26 January 2011 that Adams had been appointed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer as Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead. As Adams is an abstentionist MP, the constitutional basis for his resignation is unusual. He remained in this position until 1 April 2011 when Peter Soulsby resigned as Leicester South MP in order to stand as Mayor of Leicester.


Websites:    NI Assembly    Wikipedia  

Address: Ravensdale, Co Louth

 Date    Election    Party    Status    Constituency    Seat    Count    Votes    Share    Quota 

 1983     Westminster      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Belfast West    1          16,379     36.92%     
 1987     Westminster      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Belfast West    1          16,862     41.16%     
 1992     Westminster      Sinn Fein lozenge    Not Elected     Belfast West              16,826     42.10%     
 1997     Westminster      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Belfast West    1          25,662     55.93%     
 2001     Westminster      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Belfast West    1          27,096     66.12%     
 2005     Westminster      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Belfast West    1          24,348     70.48%     
 2010     Westminster      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Belfast West    1     1      22,840     71.08%     1.42 
  26 January 2011     Office      Sinn Fein lozenge   Appointed    Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead 
 2011     31st Dáil      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Louth    2     1      15,072     21.74%     1.30 
  1 April 2011     Office      Sinn Fein lozenge   Resigned    Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead 

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