|East of England|
|European Parliament constituency|
Location among the 2014 constituencies
Shown within England
|Member state||United Kingdom|
|Dissolved||31 January 2020|
East of England was a constituency of the European Parliament that was coterminous with the East of England region. It returned 7 MEPs using the D'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation, until the UK exit from the European Union on 31 January 2020.
The constituency corresponded to the East of England region of the United Kingdom, comprising the ceremonial counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.
It was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies. At the time of their abolition in 1999, these were Cambridgeshire, Essex North and Suffolk South, Essex South, Essex West and Hertfordshire East, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and South West Norfolk, and parts of Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes.
|MEPs for former East of England constituencies, 1979 – 1999|
|Election||1979 – 1984||1984 – 1989||1989 – 1994||1994 – 1999|
| Cambridgeshire (1979 – 1984)|
Cambridge and Bedfordshire North (1984 – 1994)
Cambridgeshire (1994 – 1999)
| Fred Catherwood |
| Robert Sturdy |
| Essex North East (1979 – 1994)|
Essex North and Suffolk South (1994 – 1999)
| David Curry |
| Anne McIntosh |
| Bedfordshire (1979 – 1984)|
Bedfordshire South (1984 – 1994)
Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes (1994 – 1999)
| Peter Beazley |
| Eryl McNally |
| Essex South West (1979 – 1994)|
Essex West and Hertfordshire East (1994 – 1999)
|Dr. Alexander Sherlock |
| Patricia Rawlings |
| Hugh Kerr |
Labour (1994 – 1997)
Scottish Socialist Party (1997 – 1999)
|Hertfordshire (1979 – 1999)|| Derek Prag |
| Peter Truscott |
|Norfolk (1979 – 1999)|| Paul Howell |
| Clive Needle |
| Suffolk (1979 – 1994)|
Suffolk and South West Norfolk (1994 – 1999)
| Amédée Turner |
| David Thomas |
|Essex South (1994 – 1999)||Seat not established|| Richard Howitt |
|MEPs for the East of England, 1999 onwards|
|Election||1999 (5th parliament)||2004 (6th parliament)||2009 (7th parliament)||2014 (8th parliament)||2019 (9th parliament)|
| Geoffrey Van Orden |
| Christopher Beazley |
| Vicky Ford |
| John Flack |
| Barbara Gibson |
| Bashir Khanbhai |
| Tom Wise |
| David Campbell Bannerman |
| Lucy Nethsingha |
| Robert Sturdy |
| Patrick O'Flynn |
| Richard Tice |
| Jeffrey Titford |
| Stuart Agnew |
| Michael Heaver |
| Andrew Duff |
| Tim Aker |
Thurrock Independents (2018–2019)
Brexit Party (2019)
| June Mummery |
| Richard Howitt |
| Alex Mayer |
| Catherine Rowett |
| Eryl McNally |
Key to political groups of the European Parliament (UK)
|Party||Faction in European Parliament|
|Liberal Democrats||16||17||Renew Europe||108|
|Green||7||11||Greens–European Free Alliance||75|
|Labour||10||Socialists and Democrats||154|
|Conservative||4||European Conservatives and Reformists||62|
|Sinn Féin||1||European United Left–Nordic Green Left||41|
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Elected candidates are shown in bold. Brackets indicate the number of votes per seat won.
|European election 2019: East of England (results)|
|Brexit Party|| Richard Tice (1)|
Michael Heaver (3)
June Mummery (5)
Paul Hearn, Priscilla Huby, Sean Lever, Edmund Fordham
|Liberal Democrats|| Barbara Gibson (2)|
Lucy Nethsingha (6)
Fionna Tod, Stephen Robinson, Sandy Walkington, Marie Goldman, Jules Ewart
|Green|| Catherine Rowett (4)|
Rupert Read, Martin Schmierer, Fiona Radic, Paul Jeater, Pallavi Devulapalli, Jeremy Caddick
|Conservative|| Geoffrey Van Orden (7)|
John Flack, Joe Rich, Thomas McLaren, Joel Charles, Wazz Mughal, Thomas Smith
|Labour||Alex Mayer, Chris Vince, Sharon Taylor, Alvin Shum, Anna Smith, Adam Scott, Javeria Hussain||139,490||8.73||-8.57|
|Change UK||Emma Taylor, Neil Carmichael, Bhavna Joshi, Michelle de Vries, Amanda Gummer, Thomas Graham, Roger Casale||58,274||3.65||N/A|
|UKIP||Stuart Agnew, Paul Oakley, Elizabeth Jones, William Ashpole, Alan Graves, John Wallace, John Whitby||54,676||3.42||-31.08|
|English Democrat||Robin Tilbrook, Charles Vickers, Bridget Vickers, Paul Wiffen||10,217||0.64||-1.09|
|European election 2014: East of England (results)|
|UKIP|| Patrick O'Flynn , Stuart Agnew , Tim Aker |
Michael Heaver, Mick McGough, Andy Monk, Mark Hughes
|Conservative|| Vicky Ford , Geoffrey van Orden , David Campbell Bannerman |
John Flack, Tom Hunt, Margaret Simons, Jonathan Collett
|Labour|| Richard Howitt |
Alex Mayer, Sandy Martin, Bhavna Joshi, Paul Bishop, Jane Basham, Chris Ostrowski
|Green||Rupert Read, Mark Ereira-Guyer, Jill Mills, Ash Haynes, Marc Scheimann, Robert Lindsay, Fiona Radic||133,331||8.5||−0.3|
|Liberal Democrats||Andrew Duff, Josephine Hayes, Belinda Brooks-Gordon, Stephen Robinson, Michael Green, Linda Jack, Hugh Annand||108,010||6.9||−6.9|
|An Independence from Europe||Paul Kevin Wiffen, Karl Berresford Davies, Raymond Charles Mitchell Spalding, Edmond Max Rosenthal, Rupert Smith, Dennis James Wiffen, Betty Patricia Wiffen||26,564||1.7||N/A|
|English Democrat||Robin Tilbrook, Charles Vickers, Stephen Goldspink, Maria Situmbeko, Bridget Cowan, Don Whitbread, Jeremy Moreton-Moss||16,497||1.1||−1.0|
|BNP||Richard Andrew Perry, Christopher Eric Livingstone, Mark James Burmby, Paul Stephen Hooks, Stephen Leonard Smith, Philip David Howell, Michael Edward Braun||12,465||0.8||−5.3|
|Christian Peoples Alliance||Carl Shaun Clark, Mark Anthony Clamp, Chris Olley, Stephen John Todd, Jane Elizabeth Clamp, Kirsty Evans, Kevin John Austin||11,627||0.7||N/A|
|NO2EU||Brian Denny, Frank Jepson, Steve Glennon, Phil Katz, Eleanor Donne, Pete Relph, Ron Rodwell||4,870||0.3||−0.6|
|European Election 2009: East of England|
|Conservative|| Geoffrey van Orden , Robert Sturdy , Vicky Ford |
John Flack, Jonathan Morgan, Claire Strong, Clare Wheelan
|UKIP|| David Campbell Bannerman , Stuart Agnew |
Andrew Smith, Stuart Gulleford, Amy O'Boyle, Mick McGough, Michael Baker, Marion Mason
|Liberal Democrats|| Andrew Duff |
Linda Jack, Ian Mack, Peter Welch, Earnshaw Palmer, Andrew Houseley, Qurban Hussain
|Labour|| Richard Howitt |
Beth Kelly, Nigel Gardner, Sherma Batson, James Valentine, Kate Curtis, Chris Ostrowski
|Green||Rupert Read, Peter Lynn, James Abbott, Marc Scheimann, Angela Thomson, Andrew Stringer, Amy Drayson||141,016||8.8||+3.2|
|BNP||Eddy Butler, Emma Colgate, Stephen McCole, David Fleming, David Lucas, Mark Fuller, Seamus Dunne||97,013||6.1||+1.7|
|UK First||Robin Page, Peter Cole, Charles Lawson, John West, Arthur Baynes||38,185||2.4||N/A|
|English Democrat||Robin Tilbrook, Charles Vickers, John Cooper, Raymond Brown, Adrian Key, Nicholas Capp, Patrick Harris||32,211||2.0||+0.2|
|Christian||Jeremy Tyrrell, Kim Christofi, John Jackson, Grace Oghenegare, Rev Dr Albert Usikaro, Douglas Suckling, Sally Craig||24,646||1.5||N/A|
|NO2EU||Brian Denny, Frank Jepson, Steve Glennon, Phil Katz, Eleanor Donne, Pete Relph, Ron Rodwell||13,939||0.9||N/A|
|Socialist Labour||James Dry, Patricia Bowen, Paul Hardman, Martha Page-Harries, Jacob Bowen, Miriam Scale, Andrew Jordan||13,599||0.8||N/A|
|Animals Count||Jasmijn de Boo, Alexander Bourke, Richard Deboo||13,201||0.8||N/A|
|Libertas||Andrew Jamieson, Peter Mason, John Dowdale, Carlo de Chair, Henry Burton, John Harmer, Peter Robbins||9,940||0.6||N/A|
|Jury Team||Andrew Armes, Ian Tyes, Stephen Garton, Jules Sherrington, Andrew Parker, Michael Yates||6,354||0.4||N/A|
|European Election 2004: East of England|
|Conservative|| Geoffrey van Orden , Robert Sturdy , Christopher Beazley |
Jonathan Morgan, Claire Strong, Richard Normington
|UKIP|| Jeffrey Titford , Tom Wise |
Robin Page, Stuart Agnew, Bryan Smalley, Brian Aylett, Roger Lord
|Labour|| Richard Howitt |
Elizabeth Kelly, Clive Needle, Sandra Griffiths, Nigel Gardner, Valerie Liddiard, Mark Wells
|Liberal Democrats|| Andrew Duff |
Christopher White, Anne Pollard, Rosalind Gill, Guillaume McLaughlin, Earnshaw Palmer, Nahid Boethe
|Green||Margaret Wright, Adrian Ramsay, James Abbott, Marc Scheimann, Ingo Wagenknecht, Stephen Rackett, Stephen Lawrence||84,068||5.6||−0.6|
|BNP||Matthew Single, Paul Goodchild, Ramon Johns, Bernard Corby, Sidney Chaney, Peter Turpin||65,557||4.3||+3.4|
|English Democrat||Robert Kay, James Samuels, Adrian Key, Gloria Meredew, Michael Blundell||26,807||1.8||N/A|
|Respect||Jim Rogers, Maz Cook, Adrian Clarke, Hasna Matin, Paul Turnbull, Marie Bunting, Timothy Sneller||13,904||0.9||N/A|
|ProLife Alliance||Sarah Bell, Thomas Hoey, Beata Klepacka, John Matthews, Michael McBrien, Gregory Tagney, Clare Underwood||3,730||0.3||N/A|
|European Election 1999: East of England|
|Conservative|| Robert Sturdy , Christopher Beazley , Bashir Khanbhai , Geoffrey van Orden |
Robert Gordon, Kay Twitchen, Graham Bright, Charles Rose
|Labour|| Eryl McNally , Richard Howitt |
Clive Needle, Peter Truscott, David Thomas, Virginia Bucknor, Beth Kelly, Ruth Bagnall
|Liberal Democrats|| Andrew Duff |
Rosalind Scott, Robert Browne, Lorna Spenceley, Chris White, Charlotte Cane, Paul Burall, Rosalind Gill
|UKIP|| Jeffrey Titford |
Bryan Smalley, Brian Lee, Tom Wise, Roger Lord, Charles Lawman, Ashley Banks, William Vinyard
|Green||Margaret Wright, Marc Scheimann, Eleanor Burgess, Malcolm Powell, James Abbott, Jennifer Berry, Angela Thomson, Adrian Holmes||61,334||6.2||N/A|
|Liberal||Brian Lynch, Michael Wheeler, Raymond Pobgee, Vernon Wilkinson, Adrian Miners, John Tyler, Edgar Davis, Christopher Ash||16,861||1.7||N/A|
|Pro-Euro Conservative||Paul Howell, Brian Hughes, Jackie Sheppard, Chris Cooke, Marilyn Munn, Mark McCartney, Tim Chisnall, Tim Price||16,340||1.6||N/A|
|BNP||David King, Paul Ferguson, John Morse, Ramon Johns, Paul Henderson, Matthew Palmer, John Cope, Thomas Stone||9,356||0.9||N/A|
|Socialist Labour||Charles De Carteret, Nicola Harau, Paul Lockwood, Stephanie Gardner, Michael Benwell, Mick Rose, Jean Fawcett, Andrew Yates||6,143||0.6||N/A|
|Natural Law||Patrice Gladwyn, Bryan Parsons, Angela Holland, Peter While, Stephanie Bennell, Alistair Shearer, Ann Keenan, Christopher Edwards||1,907||0.2||N/A|
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