North West England (European Parliament constituency)

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North West England
European Parliament constituency
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Location among the 2014 constituencies
North West England (European Parliament constituency).svg
Shown within the United Kingdom
Member state United Kingdom
Created 1999
Dissolved 31 January 2020
MEPs 10 (1999–2004)
9 (2004–2009)
8 (2009–2020)
Sources

North West England was a constituency of the European Parliament. From the 2009 elections it elected 8 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 West England region of the United Kingdom, comprising the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.

History

Following the passing of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, the North West of England forms one constituency from which candidates are elected using the D'Hondt method. In the election preceding that Act, MEPs were elected by the first-past-the-post method in single-member constituencies. The current constituency corresponds to the following former constituencies: Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Wirral, Cumbria and Lancashire North, Greater Manchester Central, Greater Manchester East, Greater Manchester West, Lancashire Central, Lancashire South, Merseyside East and Wigan, Merseyside West, and parts of Staffordshire West and Congleton.

Returned members

MEPs for North West England, 1999—2020
Election 1999 (5th parliament) 2004 (6th parliament) 2009 (7th parliament) 2014 (8th parliament) 2019 (9th parliament)
MEP
Party
Lord Inglewood
Conservative
John Whittaker
UKIP
Paul Nuttall
UKIP (2009–2018)
Independent (2018–2019), Brexit Party (2019)
Claire Fox
Brexit Party
MEP
Party
Den Dover
Conservative (1999–2008)
Independent (2008–2009)
[1]
Nick Griffin
BNP
Louise Bours
UKIP (2014–2018)
Independent (2018–2019)
Henrik Overgaard-Nielsen
Brexit Party
MEP
Party
Sir Robert Atkins
Conservative
Steven Woolfe
UKIP (2014–2016)
Independent (2016–2019)
[2]
David Bull
Brexit Party
MEP
Party
David Sumberg
Conservative
Jacqueline Foster
Conservative
Gina Dowding
Green
MEP
Party
Jacqueline Foster
Conservative
Saj Karim
LD (2004–2007)
Con (2007–2019)
[3]
Saj Karim
Conservative
Jane Brophy
Liberal Democrats
MEP
Party
Chris Davies
Liberal Democrat
M. Afzal Khan
Labour (2014–2017)
Wajid Khan
Labour (2017–2019)
Chris Davies
Liberal Democrats
MEP
Party
Terry Wynn [4]
Labour
Brian Simpson [5]
Labour (2006–2014)
Julie Ward
Labour
MEP
Party
Arlene McCarthy
Labour
Theresa Griffin
Labour
MEP
Party
Gary Titley
Labour
Seat abolished
MEP
Party
Brian Simpson [5]
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

2019 results 2019 European Parliament election in the United Kingdom area results (North West England).svg
2019 results
2014 results European Parliament election results, 2014 (North West England by council areas).svg
2014 results

Elected candidates are listed in bold. Brackets indicate the order candidates were elected and the number of votes per seat won in their respective columns.

2019

European Election 2019: North West England [7]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Brexit Party Claire Fox (1)
Henrik Overgaard-Nielsen (4)
David Bull (7)
Gary Harvey, Ajay Jagota, Elizabeth Babade, Sally Bate, John Banks
541,843
(180,614)
31.23%N/A
Labour Theresa Griffin (2)
Julie Ward (6)
Wajid Khan, Erica Lewis, David Brennan, Claire Cozler, Saf Ismail, Yvonne Tennant
380,193
(190,096)
21.91%–11.94%
Liberal Democrats Chris Davies (3)
Jane Brophy (8)
Helen Foster-Grime, Anna Fryer, Sam Al-Hamdani, Rebecca Forrest, John Studholme, Frederick Van Mierlo
297,507
(148,753)
17.15%+11.14%
Green Gina Dowding (5)
Wendy Kay Olsen, Jessica Northey, Geraldine Coggins, Rosie Mills, Astrid Johnson, Daniel Jerrome, James Booth
216,58112.48%+5.47%
Conservative Sajjad Karim, Kevin Beaty, Jane Howard, Arnold Saunders, Wendy Maisey, Thomas Lord, Anthony Pickles, Attika Choudhary131,0027.55%–12.51%
UKIP Adam Richardson, Jeff Armstrong, Fiona Mills, Nathan Ryding, Michael Felse, Ben Fryer, John Booker, Alexander Craig 62,4643.60%–23.86%
Change UK Andrea Cooper, Dan Price, Arun Banerji, Michael Taylor, Philippa Olive, Victoria Desmond, Andrew Graystone, Elisabeth Knight47,2372.72%N/A
Independent Tommy Robinson 38,9082.24%N/A
English Democrat Stephen Morris, Valerie Morris10,0450.58%–0.53%
UK EU Sophie Larroque7,1250.41%N/A
Independent Mohammad Aslam2,0020.12%N/A
Turnout 1,744,85833.11%–0.39%

2014

European Election 2014: North West England (results) [8]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Labour Theresa Griffin , Afzal Khan , Julie Ward ,
Wajid Khan, Angeliki Stogia, Steve Carter, Pascale Lamb, Nick Parnell [9]
594,063
(198,021)
33.9+13.5
UKIP Paul Nuttall, Louise Bours, Steven Woolfe ,
Shneur Odze, Lee Slaughter, Simon Noble, Peter Harper, John Brian Stanyer
481,932
(160,644)
27.5+11.7
Conservative Jacqueline Foster, Sajjad Karim ,
Kevin Beaty, Deborah Dunleavy, Joe Barker, Daniel Hamilton, Chris Whiteside, James Walsh
351,985
(175,993)
20.1−5.5
Green Peter Cranie, Gina Dowding, Laura Bannister, Jill Perry, John Knight, Ulrike Zeshan, Lewis Coyne, Jake Welsh123,0757.0−0.7
Liberal Democrats Chris Davies, Helen Foster-Grime, Jo Crotty, Qassim Afzal, Jane Brophy, Sue McGuire, Gordon Lishman, Neil Christian 105,4876.0−8.3
BNP Nick Griffin, Dawn Charlton, Clive Jefferson, Eddy O'Sullivan, Simon Darby, Kay Pollitt, Derek Adams, David O'Loughlin32,8261.9−6.1
An Independence from Europe Helen Bashford, Gill Kearney, Pauline Penny, Kay Bashford, Faye Raw, Lorna Markovitch, Jennie Ransome, Jill Stockdale26,7311.5N/A
English Democrat Stephen Morris, Paul Rimmer, Derek Bullock, Paul Whitelegg, Steve McEllenborough, Laurence Depares, Valarie Morris, Anthony Backhouse19,5221.1−1.3
Pirate Maria Aretoulaki, George Walkden, Jack Allnutt8,5970.5N/A
NO2EU Roger Bannister, George Waterhouse, Jacqueline Grunsell, John Metcalfe, George Tapp, Mark Rowe, James Healy, Kevin Morrison5,4020.3−1.1
Socialist Equality Chris Marsden, Julie Hyland, Robert Skelton, Lucy Warren, Mark Dowson, Ajitha Gunaratne, Danny Dickinson, Joe Heffer5,0670.3N/A
Turnout 1,754,68733.5%+1.8%

2009

European Election 2009: North West England [10] [11]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Conservative Sir Robert Atkins , Saj Karim , Jacqueline Foster
Alex Williams, Greg Morgan, Tony Samuels, Peter Wilding, Andrew Large [12]
423,174
(141,058)
25.6+1.5
Labour Arlene McCarthy , Brian Simpson
Theresa Griffin, Stephen Carter, Jane Clarke, Riaz Ahmed, Claire Reynolds, Brian Boag
336,831
(168,415.5)
20.4−6.9
UKIP Paul Nuttall
Michael McManus, Graham Cannon, Nigel Brown, Hilary Jones, Philip Griffiths, Fred McGlade, Terry Durrance
261,74015.8+3.7
Liberal Democrats Chris Davies
Helen Foster-Grime, Sue McGuire, Qassim Afzal, Neil Corlett, Mark Clayton, Stephen Cooke, Peter Hirst
235,63914.3−1.6
BNP Nick Griffin
Martin Wingfield, Steve Greenhalgh, Edward O'Sullivan, Jean Purdy, Michael Elliot, Derek Adams, Gary Aronsson
132,1948.0+1.6
Green Peter Cranie, Maria Whitelegg, Ruth Bergan, Samir Chatterjee, Jill Perry, Justine Hall, Margaret Westbrook, Geoff Smith127,1337.7+2.1
English Democrat Ed Abrams, Stephen Morris, Robert Logan, Derek Grue, Anthony Justice, Maurice Brookes, Valerie Morris, Ken Walters40,0272.4+0.8
Socialist Labour Billy Kelly, Stephen Whatham, Kai Andersen, Ronald Waugh, Dot Kelly, Lynton Bennett, Dot Entwistle, Michael Perry26,2241.6N/A
Christian Hans-Christian Raabe, Jill McLachlan, John Manwell, Maria Overend, Clive Morrison, Bob Ralph, Carol Jules, David Lee Martin25,9991.6N/A
NO2EU Roger Bannister, Les Skarrot, Craig Johnston, Alec McFadden, Steve Radford, Lynn Worthington, John Metcalfe, Harry Smith23,5801.4N/A
Jury Team Krishnamurty Tayya, Graham Ross, Carl Birchall, William Brotherston, Mary Strickland, Michael Hale8,7830.5N/A
Libertas Benjamin Caraduc Tallis, Anthony Butcher, Paul Dabrowa, William Westall, Liam Hemmings, John Humberstone, Michael O'Reilly6,9800.4N/A
Independent Francis Apaloo3,6210.2N/A
Turnout 1,651,82531.7−9.2

2004

European Election 2004: North West England [13]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Labour Gary Titley , Arlene McCarthy , Terry Wynn
Brian Simpson, Theresa Griffin, Rosie Cooper, Albert Catterall, Rupa Huq, Ebrahim Adia
576,388
(192,129.33)
27.4−7.1
Conservative Den Dover , David Sumberg , Sir Robert Atkins
Jacqueline Foster, David Newns, Alfred Doran, Eveleigh Dutton, Leslie Byrom, James Mawdsley
509,446
(169,815.33)
24.2−11.2
Liberal Democrats Chris Davies , Saj Karim
Helen Flo Clucas, Qassim Afzal, Stan Collins, Allison Seabourne, Paula Keaveney, Neil Corlett, Alison Firth
335,063
(167,531.5)
15.9+4.2
UKIP John Whittaker
Gregg Beaman, John Browne, Gerald Kelley, Alan Weddell, Stephen Roxborough, Richard Buttrey, Graham Cannon, Roy Hopwood
257,15811.7+5.2
BNP Nick Griffin, Martin Wingfield, Anthony Jones, Patricia Thomson, David Joines, Ralph Ellis, Richard Chadfield, Anita Corbett, Barry Birks [14] 134,9596.4+5.1
Green John Whitelegg, Gina Dowding, Spencer Fitz-Gibbon, Kay Roney, Peter Cranie, Vernon Marshall, Vanessa Hall, Kenneth McIver, James Craig117,3935.6+0.0
Liberal Steve Radford, David Green, Hazel Williams, Philip Burke, Christopher Lenton, Christopher Barnes, Michael Butler, Robin Radnell, Daniel Wood96,3254.6+2.4
English Democrat Christine Constable, Mark Wheatley, Julia Howman, Stephen Pipe, Lauren Spratt, Phillip Evans, Robert Abrams34,1101.6N/A
Respect Michael Lavalette, Ahmed Hadi, Sabiha Vorajee, Alexander McFadden, Stephen Metcalfe, Madeline Heneghan, Richard Searle, Edna Greenwood, Susan Mary Bond24,6361.2N/A
Countryside Party Rodney Black, Richard Malbon, Richard Ormrod, Kevin Tomkinson11,2830.5N/A
ProLife Alliance Fiona Pinto, Julia Millington, Kathleen Delarmi, Rosanne Allen, Fiona Daly10,0840.5N/A
Independent Ronald Alan Neal8,3180.4N/A
Turnout 2,115,16340.9+21.2

1999

European Election 1999: North West England [15]
ListCandidatesVotes%±
Conservative Lord Inglewood , Sir Robert Atkins , David Sumberg , Den Dover , Jacqueline Foster
David Newns, Andrew Reid, Leslie Byrom, Christopher Lynch, Paul Brierley
360,027
(72,005.4)
35.4N/A
Labour Arlene McCarthy , Gary Titley , Terry Wynn , Brian Simpson
Tony Cunningham, Mark Hendrick, Ruth Turner, Claire Nangle, Michael Ward, Theresa Griffin
350,511
(87,627.75)
34.5N/A
Liberal Democrats Chris Davies
Flo Clucas, Tim Farron, Patsy Calton, Roger Putnam, Yasmin Zalzala, Kiron Reid, Kate Fletcher, Mark Clayton, Jackie Pearcey
119,37611.7N/A
UKIP John Whittaker, Gerald Kelley, Roger Bullock, Gordon Black, Mona McNee, Mark Adams, Valerie Cowell, Graham Cannon, Alan Weddell, John Tomlin66,7796.6N/A
Green John Whitelegg, Spencer Fitz-Gibbon, Chris Busby, Robin Field, Lance Crookes, Gina Dowding, Julian Parry, Geoffrey Nicholls, Jenny Jones, Joy Hogg56,8285.6N/A
Liberal Michael Meadowcroft, Steve Radford, David Green, Philip Burke, Gary Copeland, Colin Paisley, Hazel Williams, Susan Ashton, Alison Micklem, Paul Woodruff22,6402.2N/A
BNP Christian Jackson, Roger Wood, David Blezard, Michael Cope, Mark Dodd, Lee Barnes, Anthony Hodson, William Hitches, Brian Winn, Geoffrey Barnes13,5871.3N/A
Socialist Labour William Kelly, Gias Choudhury, Alec McFadden, Lynne Lowe, Ali Mehmood, James Hackett, Steven Wynn, Jim Dooher, Michael Perry, Terence Cullen11,3381.1N/A
Pro-Euro Conservative Andrew Pearce, Janet Terras, Paul Bennetts, Andrew Zsigmund, Edward Pearce, Jane Baines, Tim Coppinger, Graham Perkins, Linda Callaghan, Barry Hardcastle9,8161.0N/A
Anti-Corruption Pro-Family Christian AllianceDavid Braid2,2510.2N/A
Natural Law John Collins, Dinah Grice, Peter Leadbetter, Deborah Wright, William Hite, Bryan Irving, Bibette Leadbetter, Simon Cohen, Geoffrey Gay, Anne Marie Scott2,1140.2N/A
English Independent Humanist PartyDouglas Firkin-Flood1,0490.1N/A
Weekly Worker John Pearson, Roger Harper, Philip Watson, Stephen Riley, Edward Rowlands, Thomas May, Daniel Hammill, Daniel Bowles8780.1N/A
Turnout 1,017,19419.7N/A

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