West Midlands (European Parliament constituency)


West Midlands (European Parliament constituency)

Infobox European Parliament constituency
name = Infobox West Midlands (European Parliament constituency)
title = West Midlands
locationmap2007=yes
lat=55.7
long=-1.5



mapcaption = Shown within England
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] |

West Midlands 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 corresponds to the West Midlands region of England.

Candidates

ources

* [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.cix.co.uk/~rosenstiel/eu07/eu07wmsm.htm Liberal Democrats]
* [http://www.ukip.org/section/members-section/euro-2009-candidate-ballot-results/738-results-of-the-ballot-to-select-mep-candidates United Kingdom Independence Party]

Members of the European Parliament

1999 - 2004

*Philip Bradbourn, Conservative
*Philip Bushill-Matthews, Conservative
*Michael Cashman, Labour
*John Corrie, Conservative
*Neena Gill, Labour
*Malcolm Harbour, Conservative
*Liz Lynne, Liberal Democrat
*Simon Murphy, Labour

2004 - present

*Philip Bradbourn, Conservative
*Philip Bushill-Matthews, Conservative
*Michael Cashman, Labour
*Neena Gill, Labour
*Malcolm Harbour, Conservative
*Liz Lynne, Liberal Democrat
*Mike Natrass, UKIP

Election results

Election box begin for list
title=European Election 2004: West Midlands
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Philip Bushill-Matthews Philip Bradbourn Malcolm Harbour
votes = 392,9377 (130,979)
percentage = 27.3
change = −10.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Cashman Neena Gill
votes = 336,613 (168,306.5)
percentage = 23.4
change = −4.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Michael Nattrass
votes = 251,366
percentage = 17.5
change = +11.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Liz Lynne
votes = 197,479
percentage = 13.7
change = +2.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 107,794
percentage = 7.5
change = +5.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = "None"
votes = 73,991
percentage = 5.2
change = −0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = RESPECT The Unity Coalition
candidate = "None"
votes = 34,704
percentage = 2.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Pensioners Party Barry Hodgson
candidate = "No"
votes = 33,501
percentage = 2.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = The Common Good Dick Rodgers
candidate = "No"
votes = 8,650
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 1,449,620
percentage = 36.6
change = +15.6

Election box begin for list
title=European Election 1999: West Midlands
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Corrie Philip Bushill-Matthews Malcolm Harbour Philip Bradbourn
votes = 321,719 (80,429.75)
percentage = 37.9
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Simon Murphy Michael Cashman Neena Gill
votes = 237,671 (79,223.67)
percentage = 28.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Liz Lynne
votes = 95,769
percentage = 11.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 49,621
percentage = 5.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = "None"
votes = 49,440
percentage = 5.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Independent Labour Christine Oddy
candidate = "No"
votes = 36,849
percentage = 4.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989)
candidate = "None"
votes = 14,954
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 14,344
percentage = 1.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Pro-Euro Conservative Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 11,144
percentage = 1.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Alliance (England)
candidate = "None"
votes = 7,203
percentage = 0.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = "None"
votes = 5,257
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = English Democrats Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 3,066
percentage = 0.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 1,647
percentage = 0.2
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 848,684
percentage = 21.0
change = "N/A"

References

* [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/members/public/geoSearch/search.do?country=GB&zone=West+Midlands&language=EN MEPs by region: West Midlands constituency]


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