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Paul Maskey

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Paul Maskey was the Sinn Féin candidate in Belfast West in the UK Parliament elections. They were elected with 20,866 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Paul Maskey - here's everything we know so far!

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Party manifesto

Paul Maskey was the Sinn Féin candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Sinn Féin manifesto.

Statement to voters

Paul Maskey has been a republican activist for his entire adult life.

He was first elected to Belfast City Council in 2001 when he topped the poll in the Upper Falls constituency.

Paul remained on the council until 2009 during which time he was Sinn Féin’s group leader from 2005 to 2007.

In 2007 Paul was first elected to the Assembly for West Belfast and then again in 2011.

In 2011 Paul was elected as MP for West Belfast in a by-election and was reelected again in 2015.

Paul is renowned for being a hard working MP who is easily accessible on the ground in West Belfast with his constituency office providing an excellent service to the people of the area.

This statement was added by Paul Maskey, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.


Paul John Maskey is an Irish republican politician in Northern Ireland who is a member of Sinn Féin. He served as a Sinn Féin member (MLA) of the Northern Ireland Assembly for Belfast West from 2007 to 2012. He is currently the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Westminster constituency of Belfast West, but in line with Sinn Féin's policy of abstentionism he has not taken his seat there.

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Record in office

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Local hustings

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(Past event) Wednesday 27 November 2019 09:45–12:00: Northern Ireland GE Hustings 2019, Northern Ireland Coucil for Voluntary Action BT15 2GB.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Sinn Féin candidate for the Belfast West
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Sinn Féin candidate for the Belfast West
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Sinn Féin candidate for the Belfast West

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