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David Somerville Cook (January 1944 – 19 September 2020) was a Northern Irish politician. He was a member of the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI), which he helped found. He was elected to Belfast City Council in 1973 and left office in 1985. From 1982 to 1986, he was a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

In 1978, he became the first non-Unionist Lord Mayor of Belfast. He ran multiple times to become a member of parliament, but never won an election.

On 20 September 2020 it was announced that Cook had died after being diagnosed with COVID-19. He died on 19 September 2020 at a Craigavon hospital, aged 76.

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