|General Election 2015: Belfast South |
|Sinn Féin||Máirtín Ó Muilleoir||5,402||13.9||+13.9|
|Green (NI)||Clare Bailey||2,238||5.7||+2.7|
|NI Conservatives||Ben Manton||582||1.5||+1.5|
|Workers' Party||Lily Kerr||361||0.9||+0.9|
|General Election 1992: Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber|
|Liberal Democrat||Sir David Russell Johnston||13,258||26.0||−10.8|
|Labour||David John Stewart||12,800||25.1||−0.2|
|SNP||Fergus Stewart Ewing||12,562||24.7||+9.9|
|Liberal Democrat hold||Swing||−5.3|
Though maybe Johnson victory was even more controversial in that 3 parties were in a whisker of taking the seat off him
Bearing in mind that the Conservatives have an absolute majority of just 36.9% how can anyone still argue that First Past the Post is a fair system?.
Supposing there had been a hung parliament and Alistair McDonald vote turned out to be vital in who formed the next Parliament . He would have gone with Labour and the Tory press would be wailing.
Is it not time Labour promised STV as a means of reforming our voting system and should it not be a major question put forward to the leadership contenders.