North East England (European Parliament constituency)

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North East England
European Parliament constituency
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Location among the 2014 constituencies
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Shown within England
Member state United Kingdom
Created 1999
Dissolved 31 January 2020
MEPs 4 (1999–2004)
3 (2004–2020)
Sources
[1] [2]

North East England was a constituency of the European Parliament. It elected 3 MEPs using the D'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation, until the UK exit from the European Union on 31 January 2020.

Contents

Boundaries

The constituency corresponded 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) 2019 (9th parliament)
MEP
Party
Martin Callanan
Conservative
Jonathan Arnott
UKIP (2014–18)
Independent (2018 - 2019)
Brexit Party (2019)
Brian Monteith
Brexit Party
MEP
Party
Alan Donnelly
Labour
until December 1999
Gordon Adam
Labour
from December 1999
Fiona Hall
Liberal Democrat
Paul Brannen
Labour
John Tennant
Brexit Party
MEP
Party
Stephen Hughes
Labour
Judith Kirton-Darling
Labour
MEP
Party
Mo O'Toole
Labour
Seat abolished
PartyFaction in European Parliament
Brexit Party 29 Non-Inscrits 57
DUP 1
Liberal Democrats 1617  Renew Europe 108
Alliance 1
Green 711 Greens–European Free Alliance 75
SNP 3
Plaid Cymru 1
Labour 10  Socialists and Democrats 154
Conservative 4 European Conservatives and Reformists 62
Sinn Féin 1   European United Left–Nordic Green Left 41
Total73Total750

Election results

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

2019

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2019 results
European Election 2019: North East England [4] [5]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Brexit Party Brian Monteith , John Tennant
Richard Monaghan
240,056
(120,028)
38.73+38.73
Labour Jude Kirton-Darling
Paul Brannen, Clare Penny-Evans
119,93119.35-17.12
Liberal Democrats Fiona Hall, Julie Pörksen, Aidan King104,33016.83+10.90
Green Rachel Featherstone, Jonathan Elmer, Dawn Furness49,9058.05+2.86
Conservative Richard Lawrie, Chris Galley, Duncan Crute42,3956.84-10.86
UKIP Richard Elvin, Christopher Gallacher, Alan Breeze38,2696.17-23.02
Change UK Frances Weetman, Penny Hawley, Kathryn Heywood24,9684.03+4.03
Turnout 619,85432.7+1.8

2014

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2014 results
European Election 2014: North East England
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Labour Judith Kirton-Darling , Paul Brannen
Jayne Shotton [6] [7]
221,988
(110,994)
36.5+11.5
UKIP Jonathan Arnott
Richard Elvin, Phillip Broughton [7] [8]
177,66029.2+13.8
Conservative Martin Callanan, Ben Houchen, Andrew Lee [7] [8] 107,73317.72.1
Liberal Democrats Angelika Schneider, Owen Temple, Christian Vassie [7] [9] 36,0935.911.7
Green Shirley Ford, Alison Whalley, Caroline Robinson [7] [10] 31,6055.20.6
An Independence from Europe Sherri Forbes, Nawal Hizan, Mary Forbes [7] 13,9342.3New
BNP Martin Vaughan, Lady Dorothy Brooks, Peter Foreman [7] [8] 10,3601.77.2
English Democrat Kevin Riddiough, Sam Kelly, John Lewis [7] [8] 9,2791.50.7
Turnout 608,65230.9+0.5

2009

European Election 2009: North East England [11] [12]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Labour Stephen Hughes
Fay Tinnon, Nick Wallis [13]
147,33825.09.1
Conservative Martin Callanan
Barbara Musgrave, Richard Bell [14]
116,91119.8+1.2
Liberal Democrats Fiona Hall
Chris Foote-Wood, Neil Bradbury [15]
103,64417.60.2
UKIP Gordon Parkin, Sandra Allison, John Tennant [16] 90,70015.4+3.2
BNP Adam Walker, Peter Mailer, Ken Booth [17] 52,7008.9+2.5
Green Shirley Ford, Iris Ryder, Nic Best [18] 34,0815.8+1.0
English Democrat Frank Roseman, Allan White, Garham Robinson13,0072.2New
Socialist Labour Michael York, John Taylor, James Dodsworth10,2381.7New
NO2EU Martin Levy, Hannah Walter, Peter Pinkney8,0661.4New
Christian Don Botham, Daniel Parker, Coral Thompson7,2631.2New
Libertas Ken Rollings, Alasdair Macleod, William Tremlett3,0100.5New
Jury Team (UK) Ahmed Khan, Jackie Riley [19] 2,9040.5New
Turnout 589,86230.410.4

2004

European Election 2004: North East England [20]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Labour Stephen Hughes
Mo O'Toole, Joanne Thompson
266,05734.18.1
Conservative Martin Callanan
Jeremy Middleton, Amanda Vigar
144,96918.68.8
Liberal Democrats Fiona Hall
Chris Wood, Gregory Stone
138,79117.8+4.3
UKIP Piers Merchant, Charlotte Bull, Val Cowell94,88712.2+3.4
BNP Alan Patterson, Andrew Harris, Jenny Agnew [21] 50,2496.4+5.5
Independent Neil Herron39,6585.1New
Green Pam Woolner, Nic Best, Judith Brennan37,2474.8+0.1
Respect Yvonne Ridley, Yunus Bakhsh, David Stewart8,6331.1New
Turnout 780,49140.8+21.3

1999

European Election 1999: North East England [22]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Labour Alan Donnelly , Stephen Hughes , Mo O'Toole
Gordon Adam
162,573
(54,191)
42.2
Conservative Martin Callanan
Aidan Ruff, Brendan Murphy, Neil Macgregor
105,57327.4
Liberal Democrats Chris Foote Wood, Fiona Hall, Peter Maughan, Jane Harvey52,07013.5
UKIP Rodney Atkinson, William Brown, Martin Rouse, Graeme Oswald34,0638.8
Green Nicolas Best, Ruth Whiteside, Bridget Speight, Michael Greveson18,1844.7
Socialist Labour Brian Gibson, Gordon Potts, James Fitzpatrick, Kenneth Hall4,5111.2
BNP Alan Gould, John Bowles, Iain Wilson, Colin Smith [23] 3,5050.9
Pro-Euro Conservative Dominic Tilley, Marie Adams, Desmond Harney, John Meredith2,9260.8
Socialist (GB) John Bisset, Steven Colborn, Stephen Davison, Andrew Pitts1,5100.4
Natural Law Paul Kember, Richard Buswell, Richard Keyton, Christopher Adamson8260.2
Turnout 385,74119.5

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