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London European Parliament Constituency

London
European Parliament constituency
Map of the 2014 European Parliament constituencies with London highlighted in red
Location among the 2014 constituencies
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Shown in the United Kingdom
Member stateUnited Kingdom
Created1999
MEPs10 (1999-2004)
9 (2004-2009)
8 (2009-2020)
Sources
[1][2][3]
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London was a constituency of the European Parliament. It elected 8 MEPs using the D'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation,[3] until the UK exit from the European Union on 31 January 2020.

Boundaries

The constituency corresponded to the Greater London region of England, in the south east of the United Kingdom.

History

Prior to 1999, London was represented by a number of single-member constituencies. These were London Central, London East, London North, London North East, London North West, London South East, London South Inner, London South West, London West, and parts of London South and Surrey East.

The European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 reduced this to a single constituency returning a number of MEPs.

Returned members

Below are all the members since the creation of the London constituency. The number of seats allocated to London has been reduced from 10 to 8 between 1999 and 2009 due to EU enlargement. Members elected in 1999 who previously represented a London constituency were Pauline Green (London North, elected 1989) and Robert Evans (London North West, elected 1994).[4]

Returned Members by seat

Seats allocated using d'Hondt method, in order. Transfers within parties between elections omitted for simplicity.

[9][10][11][12][13]

Election results

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

2019

2019 results
2019 European election: London[14]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Irina von Wiese (1)
Dinesh Dhamija (4)
Luisa Porritt (7)
Jonathan Fryer, Hussain Khan, Helen Cross, Graham Colley, Rabina Khan
608,725
(202,908.33)
27.2% +20.4%
Labour Claude Moraes (2)
Seb Dance (6)
Katy Clark, Laura Parker, Murad Qureshi, Taranjit Kaur Chana, James Beckles, Sanchia Alasia
536,810
(268,405)
23.9% -12.7%
Brexit Party Ben Habib (3)
Lance Forman (8)
Graham Shore, Alka Cuthbert, Jimi Ogunnusi, Simon Marcus, Mehrtash A'zami, Aileen Quinton
400,257
(200,128.5)
17.9% N/A
Green Scott Ainslie (5)
Gulnar Hasnain, Shahrar Ali, Rachel Collinson, Eleanor Margolies, Remco van der Stoep, Kirsten De Keyser, Peter Underwood
278,957 12.4% +3.5%
Conservative Syed Kamall, Charles Tannock, Joy Morrissey, Tim Barnes, Scott Pattenden, Attic Rahman, Kirsty Finlayson, Luke Parker 177,964 7.9% -14.6%
Change UK

Gavin Esler, Jacek Rostowski, Carole Tongue, Annabel Mullin, Karen Newman, Nora Mulready, Jessica Simor, Haseeb Ur-Rehman 117,635 5.2% N/A
UKIP Gerard Batten, Richard Braine, Peter Muswell, Freddy Vachha, Robert Stephenson, Peter McIlvenna, John Poynton, Ronie Johnson 46,497 2.1% -14.8%
Animal Welfare Vanessa Hudson, Jane Smith, Sam Morland, Ranjan Joshi, Mina Da Rui, Jonathan Homan, Simon Gouldman 25,232 1.1% +0.2%
Women's Equality

Catherine Mayer, Bea Gare, Nanci Hogan, Aliyah Dunbar-Hussain, Hannah Barham-Brown, Alison Marshall, Olivia Vincenti, Leyla Mohan 23,766 1.1% N/A
UK EU Pierre Kirk, Richard Stevens, Saleyha Ahsan, Anna Novikova, Angela Antetomaso, Richard Boardman 18,806 0.8% N/A
Independent Claudia Mcdowell 1,036 0.0% N/A
Independent Daze Aghaji 1,018 0.0% N/A
Independent Roger Hallam 924 0.0% N/A
Independent Kofi Klu 869 0.0% N/A
Independent Andrea Venzon 731 0.0% N/A
Independent Mike Shad 707 0.0% N/A
Independent Zoe Lafferty 436 0.0% N/A
Independent Andrew Medhurst 430 0.0% N/A
Independent Alan Kirkby 401 0.0% N/A
Independent Ian Sowden 254 0.0% N/A
Independent Henry Muss 226 0.0% N/A
Turnout 2,241,681 41.3%

2014

2014 results

The 2014 results were delayed by Tower Hamlets, where there were recounts needed for six local election wards.[15][16]

2014 European election: London
List Candidates Votes % ±
Labour Claude Moraes, Mary Honeyball, Lucy Anderson, Seb Dance,
Ivana Bartoletti, Kamaljeet Jandu, Sanchia Alasia, Andrea Biondi
806,959
(201,739.75)
36.67 +15.4
Conservative Syed Kamall, Charles Tannock,
Marina Yannakoudakis, Caroline Attfield, Lynne Hack, Sheila Lawlor, Glyn Chambers, Annesley Abercorn
495,639
(247,819.5)
22.52 -4.8
UKIP Gerard Batten,
Paul Oakley, Elizabeth Jones, Lawrence Webb, Alastair McFarlane, Andrew McNeilis, Anthony Brown, Peter Whittle
371,133 16.87 +6.1
Green Jean Lambert,
Caroline Allen, Haroon Saad, Shahrar Ali, Danny Bates, Tracey Hague, Violeta Vajda, Amelia Womack
196,419 8.93 -2.0
Liberal Democrats Sarah Ludford, Jonathan Fryer, Richard Davis, Anuja Prashar, Rosina Robson, Turhan Ozen, Simon James, Matt McLaren 148,013 6.73 -7.0
4 Freedoms Party Dirk Hazell, NoelleAnne O'Sullivan, Geoff Gibas, Aline Doussin, Andrew Bell, Deborah Phillips, Royston Flude, Brendan Donnelly 28,014 1.27 N/A
An Independence from Europe Patrick Burns, Marlene Daniel, Gareth Griffiths, Munpreet Bhathal, Sharon Greenfield, Eddie Yeoman, Fred Atkins, Jean Atkins 26,675 1.21 N/A
Christian Peoples Alliance Sid Cordle, Yemi Awolola, Ashley Dickenson, Sharmilla Swarma, Laurence Williams, Ethel Odiete, Kevin Nicholls, Steven Hammond 23,702 1.08 -1.9
National Health Action Louise Irvine, Chidi Ejimofo, Marcus Chown, Kathryn Anderson, Rufus Hound, Jessica Ormerod, Andrew Sharp, Alex Ashman 23,253 1.06 N/A
Animal Welfare Vanessa Hudson, Alexander Bourke, Kirsteen Williamson-Guinn, Andrew Knight, Dimple Patel, Meg Mathews, Guy Dessoy, Ranjan Joshi 21,092 0.96 N/A
BNP Stephen Squire, Donna Treanor, Paul Sturdy, John Clarke, David Furness, Cliff le May, Ray Underwood, Kevin Lazell 19,246 0.87 -4.1
Europeans Party Tommy Tomescu, Andrzej Rygielski, Vanessa Del Carmen Guerrero Rodriguez, Robin Ashenden, Emil Rusanov, Georgios Papagrigorakis 10,712 0.5 N/A
English Democrat Jenny Knight, Matthew Roberts, Maggi Young, Graham Clipperton, Gary Butler, Nick Capp, Louise Dutton, Natalie Smith 10,142 0.5 -0.9
Communities United Kamran Malik, Humera Kamran, Cydatty Bogie, Mary Coleman Daniels, Idris Aden Ali, Reuben Edokpayi, Sunita Kaur Singh, Joanne Flanders 6,951 0.3 N/A
National Liberal Graham Williamson, Jagdeesh Singh, Sockalingham Yogalingam, Doris Jones, Upkar Singh Rai, Yuseef Anwar, Araz Yurdseven, Bernard Dube 6,736 0.3 N/A
NO2EU Edward Dempsey, Alexander Gordon, April Ashley, Annie Ngemi, Mary Davis, Paula Mitchell, Natasha Horau, Michael Clarty 3,804 0.2 N/A
Harmony Party David Vincent 1,985 0.1 -0.84
Turnout 2,200,475 N/A N/A

2009

European Election 2009: London[17][18]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Conservative Charles Tannock, Syed Kamall, Marina Yannakoudakis
Jean-Paul Floru, Warwick Lightfoot, Bob Seeley, Graham Postles, Alison Sproule
479,037
(159,679)
27.4 +0.6
Labour Claude Moraes, Mary Honeyball
Anne Fairweather, Kevin McGrath, Emma Jones, Raj Jethwa, Nilgun Canver
372,590
(186,295)
21.3 -3.5
Liberal Democrats Sarah Ludford
Jonathan Fryer, Dinti Batstone, Christopher Le Breton, John Pindar, Simon James, Caroline Persson, Ben Jones
240,156 13.7 -1.6
Green Jean Lambert
Ute Michel, Shahrar Ali, Joseph Healy, Miranda Dunn, Shasha Khan, George Graham, Priya Shah
190,589 10.9 +2.5
UKIP Gerard Batten
Ralph Atkinson, Michael Zuckerman, Tim Worstall, Sunita Webb, Victor Webb, Strachan McDonald, Geoff Howard, Marcus Watney
188,440 10.8 -1.6
BNP Bob Bailey, Michael Barnbrook, Dennis Pearce, Julian Leppert, Roberta Woods, Chris Forster, John Clarke, John Evans 86,420 4.9 +0.9
Christian George Hargreaves, Susan May, Paula Warren, Stephen Hammond, Mary Boyle, Suzanne Fernandez, Peter Ljubisic, David Williams 51,336 2.9 N/A
Independent Jan Jananayagam[19] 50,014 2.9 N/A
English Democrat Roger Cooper, Graham Dare, Satvinder Singh Chagger, Graham Wood, Arvind Tailor, Elaine Cheeseman, David Stevens, Janus Polenceus 24,477 1.4 +0.6
NO2EU Bob Crow, John Hendry, Mary Davis, Kevin Nolan, Syed Islam, Onay Kasab, John Rowe, Nick Wrack 17,758 1.0 N/A
Socialist Labour Arthur Scargill, Amanda Rose, Colin Muir, Linda Muir, Ronald Sinclair, Margaret Sharkey, Alan Jones, Carole Whatham 15,306 0.9 N/A
Libertas Max Burt, Victoria Wood, Susannah Prins, Peter Lloyd, Herbert Crossman, Dominique Field 8,444 0.4 N/A
Jury Team Reza Tabrisi, Evan Milner, Lucy O'Sullivan-McCormick, Afshin Payravi, Thomas Mulcahy, Sherif Malak, David Littlejohn, Gregory Williams 7,284 0.4 N/A
Independent Steven Cheung 4,918 0.3 N/A
Socialist (GB) Danny Lambert, Tristan Miller, Janet Carter, Bill Martin, Adam Buick, Simon Wigley, Frederick Allen, Patricia Deutz 4,050 0.2 N/A
Yes2Europe Brendan Donnelly 3,384 0.2 N/A
Independent Sohale Rahman[20] 3,248 0.2 N/A
Independent Gene Alcantara[21] 1,972 0.1 N/A
Independent Haroon Saad 1,603 0.1 N/A
Turnout 1,751,026 33.3 -4.0

2004

European Election 2004: London[22]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Conservative Theresa Villiers, John Bowis, Charles Tannock
Syed Kamall, Ian Twinn, Roseanne Serrelli, Heather Leigh Mendelsohn, Ashok Kumaar
504,941
(168,313.67)
26.8 -5.9
Labour Claude Moraes, Mary Honeyball, Robert Evans
Anita Pollack, Hugh Malyan, Steph Elsy, Munir Malik, Jane Briginshaw, Jo Ejiofor
466,584
(155,528)
24.8 -10.3
Liberal Democrats Sarah Ludford
Jonathan Fryer, John Stevens, Dinti Wakefield, Ian McDonald, Kishwer Falkner, Nigel Bakhai, Keith Moffitt, Sandra Lawman
288,790 15.3 +3.7
UKIP Gerard Batten
Damian Hockney, Christopher Pratt, John De Roeck, Anthony Scholefield, Janice Cronin, Kathleen Garner, Harun Khan, Ralph Atkinson
232,633 12.3 +6.9
Green Jean Lambert
Paul Ingram, Judy Maciejowska, Timothy Turner, Christopher Cotton, Douglas Earl, Shahrar Ali, Peter Budge, Joseph Healy
158,986 8.4 +0.8
Respect George Galloway, Unjum Mirza, Elaine Graham-Leigh, Paul Foot, Rita Carter, John Mulrenan, Victoria Brittain, Gary McFarlane, Ken Loach 91,175 4.8 N/A
BNP Christopher Roberts, Tess Culnane, Lee Barnes, James Seadon, John Bowles, Jay Lee, John Evans, Alan Bailey, Lawrence Rustem 76,152 4.0 +2.5
Christian Peoples Alliance Michael Elmer, Genevieve Hibbs, Peter Flower, Keith McLeod, Debra Smith-Gorick, Douglas Gibbons, Roger Glencross, Glenton Downs 45,038 2.4 N/A
English Democrat Robin Tilbrook, Timothy Bragg, Terence Brown, Robert Howells, Alan Sutton, Robert Poulton 15,945 0.9 N/A
People's Party for Better Government Christopher Prior 5,205 0.3 N/A
Turnout 1,885,449 37.3 +14.2

1999

European Election 1999: London[23]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Labour Pauline Green, Claude Moraes, Robert Evans, Richard Balfe
Carole Tongue, Shaun Spiers, Mary Honeyball, Munir Malik, Pam Wharfe, Michael Elliott
399,466
(99,866.5)
35.0 N/A
Conservative Theresa Villiers, Charles Tannock, Lord Bethell, John Bowis
Ian Twinn, Andrew Popat,[24]Andrew Boff, Bene't Steinberg, John Flack, Angela Harvey
372,989
(93,247.25)
32.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Sarah Ludford
Hugh Dykes, Susan Kramer, Jonathan Fryer, Hilary Leighter, Nick Pinfield, Sue Doughty, Andrew Wiseman, Nikki Thomson, Peter Facey
133,058 11.7 N/A
Green Jean Lambert
Niki Kortvelyessy, Jenny Jones, Shane Collins, John William Bradley, Vicky Olliver, Hils Jago, Jayne Forbes, Dean Walton, Michael Stimson
87,545 7.7 N/A
UKIP Craig Mackinlay, Damian Hockney, Josie O'Ware, Gerald Roberts, Chris Pratt, James Carver, Michael Harvey, Tony Scholefield, John de Roeck, Mark Lester 61,741 5.4 N/A
Socialist Labour Arthur Scargill, Novjot Brar, Hardy Singh Dhillon, Amanda Rose, John Hendy, Harpal Brar, Eloisa Rule, Robert Siggins, John Hayball, Joe Marino 19,632 1.7 N/A
BNP John Tyndall, Kenneth Francis, Paul Borg, Michael Davidson, Valerie Tyndall, Jean Griffin, Ruth Tagg, Michael Carey, Christopher Jury, Mark Tointan 17,960 1.6 N/A
Liberal Maria Williamson, Mark Austin, Robin Almond, Rif Winfield, Anne Bradshaw, Roger Jenking, Gerald Williams, Donald Bruce, Peter White, Jennifer Roach 16,951 1.5 N/A
Pro-Euro Conservative Marcelle d'Argy Smith, Harriet Crawley, Catherine Moorhouse, Richard Wassell, Sir Anthony Meyer, Martin Sexton, Mary-Anne Widdicombe, Stephen Haseler, Joanne Ezekiel, Daniel Trup 16,383 1.4 N/A
Architect, Human Rights Peace in Europe George Hajifanis 4,851 0.4 N/A
Anti-Value added tax Erol Basarik 2,596 0.2 N/A
Humanist Jon Swinden, Judith Earley, Tony Robinson, Robert Harris, Simon Peters, Simon Domingo, Joanna Spearman, Anna Louise Swinden, Mammo Muchie, Jennifer Wright 2,586 0.2 N/A
The Hemp Coalition Gordon Webster 2,358 0.2 N/A
Natural Law Geoffrey Clements, Richard Johnson, Anthony Hardy, Susan Hamza, Gerard Valente, Judith Thomas, Alexander Hankey, Philomena Quick, Jonathan Hinde, Charles Hueston 2,263 0.2 N/A
Weekly Worker Anne Murphy, Stanley Kelsey, Marcus Larsen, Peter Mansen, Phillip Kent, Jim Gilbert, Andrew Hanna 846 0.1 N/A
Turnout 1,141,225 23.1 N/A

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