North East England (European Parliament constituency)

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North East England
European Parliament constituency
North East England (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2014
North East England (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2014 constituencies
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Shown within England
Member state United Kingdom
Created 1999
MEPs 4 (1999 - 2004)
3 (2004 - present)
Sources
[1][2]

North East England is a constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 3 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.

Boundaries

The constituency corresponds to the North East England region of the United Kingdom, comprising the ceremonial counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and parts of North Yorkshire.

History

The constituency was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies. These were Durham, Northumbria, Tyne and Wear, and parts of Cleveland and Richmond.

MEPs for former North East England constituencies, 1979 – 1999
Election 1979 – 1984 1984 – 1989 1989 – 1994 1994 – 1999
Cleveland (1979 – 1984)
Cleveland and Yorkshire North (1984 – 1994)
Cleveland and Richmond (1994 – 1999)
Peter Vanneck
Conservative
David Bowe
Labour
Durham Roland Boyes
Labour
Stephen Hughes
Labour
Northumbria Gordon Adam
Labour
Tyne South and Wear (1979 – 1984)
Tyne and Wear (1984 – 1999)
Joyce Quin
Labour
Alan Donnelly
Labour

Returned members

MEPs for North East England, 1999 onwards
Election 1999 (5th parliament) 2004 (6th parliament) 2009 (7th parliament) 2014 (8th parliament)
MEP
Party
Martin Callanan
Conservative
Jonathan Arnott
UKIP
MEP
Party
Alan Donnelly
Labour
until December 1999
Gordon Adam
Labour
from December 1999
Fiona Hall
Liberal Democrat
Paul Brannen
Labour
MEP
Party
Stephen Hughes
Labour
Judith Kirton-Darling
Labour
MEP
Party
Mo O'Toole
Labour
Seat abolished
UK Independence Party 22   Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy 46
Conservative Party 20 European Conservatives and Reformists 73
Ulster Unionist Party 1
Labour Party 20   Socialists and Democrats 189
Green Party of England and Wales 3 Greens–European Free Alliance 50
Scottish National Party 2
Plaid Cymru 1
Liberal Democrats 1   Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 70
Sinn Féin 1   European United Left–Nordic Green Left 52
Independent 1   Europe of Nations and Freedom 38
Democratic Unionist Party 1   Non-Inscrits 16
No UK party is a member of the EPP Group   European People's Party 215
Total 73 Total 749

Election results

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Elected candidates are shown in bold. Brackets indicate the number of votes per seat won.

2014

European Election 2014: North East England
List Candidates Votes % ±
Labour Judith Kirton-Darling, Paul Brannen,
Jayne Shotton[4][5]
221,988
(110,994)
36.5 +11.5
UKIP Jonathan Arnott,
Richard Elvin, Phillip Broughton[5][6]
177,660 29.2 +13.8
Conservative Martin Callanan, Ben Houchen, Andrew Lee[5][7] 107,733 17.7 −2.1
Liberal Democrat Angelika Schneider, Owen Temple, Christian Vassie[5][8] 36,093 5.9 −11.6
Green Shirley Ford, Alison Whalley, Caroline Robinson[5][9] 31,605 5.2 −0.6
An Independence from Europe Sherri Forbes, Nawal Hizan, Mary Forbes[5] 13,934 2.3 N/A
BNP Martin Vaughan, Lady Dorothy Brooks, Peter Foreman[5][10] 10,360 1.7 −7.2
English Democrat Kevin Riddiough, Sam Kelly, John Lewis[5][11] 9,279 1.5 −0.7
Turnout 608,652 30.9 +0.5

2009

European Election 2009: North East England[12][13]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Hughes
Fay Tinnon, Nick Wallis[14]
147,338 25.0 −9.1
Conservative Martin Callanan
Barbara Musgrave, Richard Bell[15]
116,911 19.8 +1.2
Liberal Democrat Fiona Hall
Chris Foote-Wood, Neil Bradbury[16]
103,644 17.6 −0.2
UKIP Gordon Parkin, Sandra Allison, John Tennant[17] 90,700 15.4 +3.2
BNP Adam Walker, Peter Mailer, Ken Booth[18] 52,700 8.9 +2.5
Green Shirley Ford, Iris Ryder, Nic Best[19] 34,081 5.8 +1.0
English Democrat Frank Roseman, Allan White, Garham Robinson 13,007 2.2 N/A
Socialist Labour Michael York, John Taylor, James Dodsworth 10,238 1.7 N/A
NO2EU Martin Levy, Hannah Walter, Peter Pinkney 8,066 1.4 N/A
Christian Don Botham, Daniel Parker, Coral Thompson 7,263 1.2 N/A
Libertas Ken Rollings, Alasdair Macleod, William Tremlett 3,010 0.5 N/A
Jury Team Ahmed Khan, Jackie Riley[20] 2,904 0.5 N/A
Turnout 589,862 30.4 −10.4

2004

European Election 2004: North East England[21]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Hughes
Mo O'Toole, Joanne Thompson
266,057 34.1 −8.1
Conservative Martin Callanan
Jeremy Middleton, Amanda Vigar
144,969 18.6 −8.8
Liberal Democrat Fiona Hall
Chris Wood, Gregory Stone
138,791 17.8 +4.3
UKIP Piers Merchant, Charlotte Bull, Val Cowell 94,887 12.2 +3.3
BNP Alan Patterson, Andrew Harris, Jenny Agnew[22] 50,249 6.4 +5.5
Independent Neil Herron 39,658 5.1 N/A
Green Pam Woolner, Nic Best, Judith Brennan 37,247 4.8 +0.1
Respect Yvonne Ridley, Yunus Bakhsh, David Stewart 8,633 1.1 N/A
Turnout 780,491 40.8 +21.3

1999

European Election 1999: North East England[23]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Labour Alan Donnelly, Stephen Hughes, Mo O'Toole
Gordon Adam
162,573
(54,191)
42.2 N/A
Conservative Martin Callanan
Aidan Ruff, Brendan Murphy, Neil Macgregor
105,573 27.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat Chris Foote Wood, Fiona Hall, Peter Maughan, Jane Harvey 52,070 13.5 N/A
UKIP Rodney Atkinson, William Brown, Martin Rouse, Graeme Oswald 34,063 8.8 N/A
Green Nicolas Best, Ruth Whiteside, Bridget Speight, Michael Greveson 18,184 4.7 N/A
Socialist Labour Brian Gibson, Gordon Potts, James Fitzpatrick, Kenneth Hall 4,511 1.2 N/A
BNP Alan Gould, John Bowles, Iain Wilson, Colin Smith[24] 3,505 0.9 N/A
Pro-Euro Conservative Dominic Tilley, Marie Adams, Desmond Harney, John Meredith 2,926 0.8 N/A
Socialist (GB) John Bisset, Steven Colborn, Stephen Davison, Andrew Pitts 1,510 0.4 N/A
Natural Law Paul Kember, Richard Buswell, Richard Keyton, Christopher Adamson 826 0.2 N/A
Turnout 385,741 19.5 N/A

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