South West England (European Parliament constituency)


South West England (European Parliament constituency)

Infobox European Parliament constituency
name = Infobox South West England (European Parliament constituency)
title = South West England
locationmap2007=yes
lat=54.0
long=-2.0



mapcaption = Shown in England, Gibraltar inset
created = 1999
meps = 7 (2004)
memberstate = United Kingdom
sources = [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/election/newep/en/pptsuk.shtm] [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/elections2004/ep-election/sites/en/yourvoice/uk/law.html] |

South West England is a constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 7 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.

Boundaries

The constituency consists of the South West England region of the United Kingdom and with effect from the 2004 European election has also included Gibraltar.

Candidates

ources

* [http://www.cix.co.uk/~rosenstiel/eu07/eu07swsm.htm Liberal Democrats]
* [http://www.conservatives.com/tile.do?def=news.story.page&obj_id=143382 Conservative Party]
* [http://www.jonworth.eu/labours-2009-ep-candidates/ Labour Party]
* [http://www.ukip.org/section/members-section/euro-2009-candidate-ballot-results/738-results-of-the-ballot-to-select-mep-candidates UK Independence Party]
* [http://www.southwest.greenparty.org.uk/european_election_2009 Green Party]

Members of the European Parliament

1999 - 2004

*Giles Chichester, Conservative
*Glyn Ford, Labour
*Michael Holmes, UKIP
*Caroline Jackson, Conservative
*Alexandar Macmillan, Conservative
*Neil Parish, Conservative
*Graham Watson, Liberal Democrat

Changes

Michael Holmes resigned and was replaced by Graham Booth in 2002.

2004 - present

*Graham Booth, UKIP
*Giles Chichester, Conservative
*Glyn Ford, Labour
*Caroline Jackson, Conservative
*Roger Knapman, UKIP
*Neil Parish, Conservative
*Graham Watson, Liberal Democrat

Election results

Election box begin for list
title=European election 2004: South West England
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Neil Parish Caroline Jackson Giles Chichester
votes = 457,371 (152,457)
percentage = 31.6
change = −10.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Graham Booth Roger Knapman
votes = 326,684 (163,342)
percentage = 22.6
change = +12.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Graham Watson
votes = 265,619
percentage = 18.3
change = +1.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Glyn Ford
votes = 209,908
percentage = 14.5
change = −3.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = "None"
votes = 103,821
percentage = 7.2
change = −1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 43,653
percentage = 3.0
change = +2.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Countryside Party (UK)
candidate = "None"
votes = 30,824
percentage = 2.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = RESPECT The Unity Coalition
candidate = "None"
votes = 10,437
percentage = 0.7
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 1,453,625
percentage = 37.8
change = +10.2

Election box begin for list
title=European election 1999: South West England
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Caroline Jackson Giles Chichester Alexander Macmillan Neil Parish
votes = 434,645 (108,661.25)
percentage = 41.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Glyn Ford
votes = 188,362
percentage = 18.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Graham Watson
votes = 171,498
percentage = 16.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Michael Holmes
votes = 111,012
percentage = 10.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = "None"
votes = 86,630
percentage = 8.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989)
candidate = "None"
votes = 21,645
percentage = 2.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Pro-Euro Conservative Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 11,134
percentage = 1.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 9,752
percentage = 0.9
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = "None"
votes = 5,741
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 1,968
percentage = 0.2
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 1,042,387
percentage = 27.6
change = "N/A"


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