digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

South East England
European Parliament constituency
South East England (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2007
South East England (European Parliament constituency)
Location amongst the 2007 constituencies
EnglandSouthEast.png
Shown within England
Created 1999
MEP(s) 10 (2004–present)
11 (1999–2004)
Member State United Kingdom
Source(s) [2][3]
Flag of England.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
England

South East England is a constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 10 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) using the D'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.

Boundaries[edit]

The constituency corresponds to South East England, in the south east of the United Kingdom, comprising the ceremonial counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.

History[edit]

It was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies. These were Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire East, East Sussex and Kent South, Hampshire North and Oxford, Itchen, Test and Avon, Kent East, Kent West, South Downs West, Surrey, Sussex South and Crawley, Thames Valley, Wight and Hampshire South, and parts of Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes, Cotswolds, and London South and Surrey East.

Returned members[edit]

MEPs for South East England, 1999 onwards
Election 1999 (5th parliament) 2004 (6th parliament) 2009 (7th parliament)
MEP
Party
Chris Huhne[1]
Liberal Democrat
Sharon Bowles[1]
Liberal Democrat
MEP
Party
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Liberal Democrat
Catherine Bearder
Liberal Democrat
MEP
Party
Caroline Lucas[2]
Green
Keith Taylor[2]
Green
MEP
Party
Nirj Deva
Conservative
MEP
Party
James Elles
Conservative
MEP
Party
Daniel Hannan
Conservative
MEP
Party
James Provan
Conservative
Richard Ashworth
Conservative
MEP
Party
Roy Perry
Conservative
Ashley Mote
UKIP[3]
Marta Andreasen
UKIP (2009–13)
Conservative (2013–)
MEP
Party
Nigel Farage
UKIP
MEP
Party
Peter Skinner
Labour
MEP
Party
Mark Watts
Labour
Seat abolished
Key to the Political Groups in the European Parliament (UK)[4] (v.d.e)
British party Seats/73 EP group Seats/754
Conservative 26   Conservatives & Reformists 54
Labour 13   Socialists & Democrats 189
Liberal Democrat 12   Liberals & Democrats 85
UKIP1 8 Freedom & Democracy 33
1 None -
Green 2 Greens & Free Alliance 59
Scottish National 2
Plaid Cymru 1
Sinn Féin 1   EUL-NGL 34
UUP 1   Conservatives & Reformists 54
British National 1 None -
Democratic Unionist 1 -
British Democratic 1 -
We Demand a Referendum 1 -
An Independence from Europe 1 -
Independent 1 -

1 UKIP have 9 MEPs in total, but only 8 are in the Freedom & Democracy group, with Trevor Colman as a Non-Inscrit.

Election results[edit]

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

European Election 2014: South East England
List Candidates Votes % ±%
An Independence from Europe Laurence Stassen[4] N/A N/A N/A
Conservative Daniel Hannan, Nirj Deva, Richard Ashworth, Marta Andreasen, Richard Robinson, Graham Knight, Julie Marson,George Jeffrey, Rory Love, Adrian Pepper[5] N/A N/A N/A
English Democrats Steve Uncles, Julia Gasper, Amanda Hopwood, Simone Clark, Steve Clegg, Milly Uncles, Mike Russell, Mike Tibby, Doreen Dye, William James[6] [7][8] N/A N/A N/A
Green Keith Taylor, Alexandra Phillips, Derek Wall, Jason Kitcat, Miriam Kennet, Beatrix Campbell, Beverley Golden, Jonathan Essex, Jonathan Kent, Stuart Jeffrey [9] N/A N/A N/A
Labour Anneliese Dodds, John Howarth, Emily Westley, James Swindlehurst, Farah Nazeer, James Watkins, Maggie Hughes, Chris Clark, Karen Landles, Tracey Hill[10] N/A N/A N/A
Liberal Democrat Catherine Bearder, Antony Hook, Dinti Batstone, Giles Goodall, Ian Bearder, Allis Moss, Steve Sollitt, Bruce Tennent, John Vincent, Alan Bullion[11] N/A N/A N/A
LibertyGB Paul Weston, Enza Ferreri, Jack Buckby[12][13] N/A N/A N/A
Socialist (GB) Dave Chesham, Les Courtney, Rob Cox, Sean Deegan, Max Hess, Claudia Hogg-Blake, Danny Lambert, Andy Matthews, Howard Pilott, Mike Young[14][15] N/A N/A N/A
UKIP Nigel Farage, Janice Atkinson, Diane James, Ray Finch, Donna Edmunds, Patricia Culligan, Nigel Jones, Alan Stevens, Simon Strutt, Barry Cooper[16] N/A N/A N/A
YOURvoice Julian James[17] N/A N/A N/A
Turnout N/A N/A N/A
European Election 2009: South East England[18][19]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Hannan, Richard Ashworth, Nirj Deva, James Elles
Therese Coffey, Sarah Richardson, Richard Robinson, Tony Devenish, Niina Kaariniemi, Marc Brunel-Walker
812,288
(203,072)
34.8 -0.4
UKIP Nigel Farage, Marta Andreasen
Steve Harris, Phillip Van der Elst, Harry Aldridge, Victor Webb, Christopher Browne, Andrew Moncreiff, Mark Stroud, Rob Burberry, Mahzar Manzoor, Ray Finch
440,002
(220,001)
18.8 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Sharon Bowles, Catherine Bearder
Ben Abbots, Jim Barnard, Antony Hook, Zoe Patrick, Gary Lawson, David Grace, John Vincent, James Walsh
330,340
(165,170)
14.1 -1.2
Green Caroline Lucas
Keith Taylor, Derek Wall, Miriam Kennet, Jason Kitcat, Hazel Dawe, Jonathan Essex, Matthew Ledbury, Steve Dawe, Beverley Golden
271,506 11.6 +3.8
Labour Peter Skinner
Janet Sully, Bob Fromont, Lisa Homan, Stephen Alambritis, Janet Keene, Munir Malik, Silke Thomson-Pottebohm, Rajinder Sandhu, Sukhi Dhaliwal
192,592 8.2 -5.4
BNP Tim Rait, Donna Bailey, Mark Burke, Andrew Emerson, Lynne Mozar, David Little, Peter Lane, Brian Horne, Adam Champneys, Andy McBride 101,769 4.4 +1.4
English Democrats Steve Uncles, David Knight, Mike Tibby, Sean Varnham, Cllr Clive Maltby, Laurence Williams, Elizabeth Painter, Gerald Lambourne, John Griffiths, George Herbert 52,526 2.2 +0.9
Christian Anthony May, Peter Joyce, Christabel McLean-Bacchus, William Thompson, David Ashton, Alexander Wilson, David Hews, Debra Smith-Gorick, Je'ran Cherub, Kenneth Scrimshaw 35,712 1.5 N/A
NO2EU Dave Hill, Garry Hassell, Kevin Hayes, Owen Morris, Gawain Little, Robert Wilkinson, Jacqui Berry, Nick Wright, Nick Chaffey, Sarah Wrack 21,455 0.9 N/A
Libertas Kevin O'Connell, Daniel Hill, Neil Glass, Chloe Woodhead, Guy Lambert, Graheme Leon-Smith, Peter Grace, Nicholas Heather, David Peace 16,767 0.7 N/A
Socialist Labour Derek Isaacs, Paramjit Singh Bahia, John McLeod, Ian Fyvie, Patricia Ruiz, Richard Mooney, Maureen Stubbings, Derek Stubbings, Mary Byrne, Eleanor Little 15,484 0.7 N/A
UK First Petrina Holdsworth, John Petley, Martin Haslam, Jennifer Parsons 15,261 0.7 N/A
Jury Team Nick Trew, Nonie Bouverat, Lyn Tofari, Geoff Howard, Gerry Brierley, Anant Vyas, Michael Guest, Tony Sansum, John Lenton 14,172 0.6 N/A
Peace John Morris, Geoffery Pay, Jim Duggan, Julie Roxburgh, Keith Scott, Shafaq Iqbal, Jenny Watson, Marcus Trower, Jeff Bolam, David Brown 9,534 0.4 -0.2
Roman Party Ave! Jean-Louis Pascal 5,450 0.2 N/A
Turnout 2,334,858 37.5 +1.0
European Election 2004: South East England[20]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Hannan, Nirj Deva, James Elles, Richard Ashworth
Roy Perry, Therese Coffey, David Logan, Ferris Cowper, Richard Robinson
776,370
(194,092.5)
35.2 −9.2
UKIP Nigel Farage, Ashley Mote
David Lott, Craig Mackinlay, Timothy Cross, Petrina Holdsworth, David Abbott, Stephen Harris, Michael Wigley, Lisa Hawkins
431,111
(215,555.5)
19.5 +9.8
Liberal Democrat Chris Huhne, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
Sharon Bowles, Catherine Bearder, James Walsh, Ann Lee, John Vincent, John Ford, Charles Fraser-Fleming, James Barnard
338,342
(169,171)
15.3 0
Labour Peter Skinner
Mark Watts, Ann Davison, Simon Burgess, Janet Sully, Mark Muller, Josephine Wood, Raj Chandarana, Gillian Roles, David Menon
301,398 13.7 −5.9
Green Caroline Lucas
Mike Woodin, Miriam Kennet, Keith Taylor, Alan Francis, Xanthe Bevis, Hazel Dawe, Derek Wall, Anthony Cooper, Michael Stimson
173,351 7.9 +0.5
BNP Brian Galloway, Julie Russell, Timothy Rait, Peter Lane, Roger Robertson, Julian Crewe, Adam Champneys, Ian Johnson, Dennis Whiting, Vernon Atkinson[21] 64,877 2.9 +2.1
Senior Citizens Party Grahame Leon-Smith, David Gray, Patrick Eston, Rona Brown, Paresh Kotecha, Larry Kreeger, Michael Devine, Terry Patinson, Ian Murdoch, Alfred Egleton 42,861 1.9 N/A
English Democrats Steven Uncles, Robert Sulley, Courtney Williams, Richard Sutton, Jacqueline Brookman, David Uncles, Louise Uncles 29,126 1.3 N/A
Respect Ingrid Dodd, Patrick O'Keeffe, Muriel Hirsch, Ajaz Khan, Sally Watkins, Jonathan Molyneux, Norman Thomas, Ella Noyes, Bunny La Roche, Angelina Rai 13,426 0.9 N/A
Peace John Morris, Caroline O'Reilly, Geoffrey Pay, Rachel Hancock, James Duggan, Kate Hebden, Cyril Bolam, Carol Morris, Anne Brewer 12,572 0.6 N/A
Christian Peoples David John Bamber, David Campanale, Gladstone Macaulay 11,733 0.5 N/A
ProLife Alliance Dominica Roberts, Gillian Duval, Josephine Quintavalle, Penelope Orford, Mark Carroll, Rebecca Ng, John Dixon, Francis O'Brien, Yvonne Windsor, Carl St John 6,579 0.3 N/A
Independent Philip Rhodes 5,671 0.3 N/A
Turnout 2,207,417 36.5 +11.8
European Election 1999: South East England[22]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Conservative James Provan, Roy Perry, Daniel Hannan, James Elles, Nirj Deva
Bryony, Baroness Bethell, Edward Kellett-Bowman, Alison Parry, Jeremy Mayhew, Barry Tanswell, Richard Ashworth
661,932
(132,386.4)
44.4 N/A
Labour Peter Skinner, Mark Watts
Anita Pollack, Anne Snelgrove, Parmjit Dhanda, Ann Davison, Tamara Flanagan, John Howarth, Liz Clements, Alison Chapman, Sarah McCarthy-Fry
292,146
(146,073)
19.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, Chris Huhne
Sharon Bowles, David Bellotti, Jo Hawkins, James Walsh, Barbara Hewett-Silk, Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Catherine Bearder, Christopher Berry, Dorothy Webb
228,136
(114,068)
15.3 N/A
UKIP Nigel Farage
Christopher Skeate, Tony Stone, Michael Phillips, Bernard Collignon, Ron Walters, Lynda Ross, Harold Green, Kim Rose, Michael Knight, Rob McWhirter
144,514 9.7 N/A
Green Caroline Lucas
Mike Woodin, Alan Francis, Pete West, Hazel Dawe, Steve Dawe, Alastair Stark, Johnny Denis, Lorraine E. Serrecchia, Laurence Littman, Julian Salmon
110,571 7.4 N/A
Pro-Euro Conservative John Stevens, Richard Basset, Anthony Frost, Anahita Gonzalez-Moreno, Mark Littlewood, Rebecca Pickering, Peter Sutters, Alan Armitage, Jonathan Swift, David Hurford-Jones, Richard Carswell 27,305 1.8 N/A
BNP Michael Easter, Dennis Whiting, Robert Andrews, Gordon Callow, Mark Cray, Ian Dell, Matthew Gould, Richard Molesworth, Margaret Stones, Christopher Telford, Kevin Yates 12,161 0.8 N/A
Socialist Labour Katrina Howse, Ian Fyvie, Nathan Parkin, Hannah Williams, Ken King, Sarah Hipperson, Monica Anne Parkin, John McCleod, Kenneth Ray, John Hayward, Michael Allen 7,281 0.5 N/A
Natural Law Peter Warburton, Nigel Kahn, John Oldbury, Jeremy Bowler, John Douglas-Small, Paul Cragg, Paul Levy, Bernard Bence, William Treend, Robert Stephens, John Hunter Thompson 2,767 0.2 N/A
Open Democracy for Stability Brian Bundy 1857 0.1 N/A
Making a Profit in Europe John Goss 1400 0.1 N/A
Turnout 1,490,069 24.7 N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chris Huhne stood down when he was elected to the Eastleigh seat in the 5 May 2005 UK general election. Sharon Bowles, as second on the Liberal Democrat list, took over from that day.
  2. ^ a b Caroline Lucas won the Brighton Pavilion seat in the 6 May 2010 UK general election so stood down as an MEP. She was succeeded by Keith Taylor, second on the Green's 2009 party list.
  3. ^ Had the UKIP whip removed 15 July 2004, then sat as an Independent
  4. ^ http://www.elsevier.nl/Europese-Unie/nieuws/2014/4/Laurence-Stassen-op-kieslijst-in-Verenigd-Koninkrijk-1505683W/
  5. ^ http://www.conservatives.com/~/media/Files/Downloadable%20Files/RESULTS%20OF%20BALLOT2.ashx
  6. ^ http://steveunclesenglishdemocrats.org/2014/03/16/english-democrats-2014-eu-elections-60-candidates-list-100-coverage-of-england/
  7. ^ http://steveunclesenglishdemocrats.org/2014-eu-elections-english-democrats-proposed-party-list/
  8. ^ http://www.englishdemocrats.org.uk/campaigns/item/88-9-prospective-lead-candidates-2014-eu-elections/88-9-prospective-lead-candidates-2014-eu-elections.html
  9. ^ http://greenparty.org.uk/elections.html
  10. ^ http://www.labour.org.uk/labour-party-european-election-candidate-selection-results,2013-08-02
  11. ^ http://www.libdemvoice.org/euro-selection-results-today-31902.html
  12. ^ [1]
  13. ^ http://libertygb.org.uk/v1/index.php/home/root/news-libertygb/euro-election-candidates
  14. ^ http://www.worldsocialism.org/spgb/socialist-standard/2010s/2014/no-1315-march-2014/socialists-stand-euro-elections
  15. ^ http://www.worldsocialism.org/spgb/forum/world-socialist-movement/kent-and-sussex-regional-branch-maidstone?page=7
  16. ^ http://www.ukip.org/newsroom/news/919-we-announce-regional-mep-candidates-for-the-euro-elections-in-may[dead link]
  17. ^ http://yourvoiceparty.org.uk
  18. ^ South East Region - Statement of Parties and Individual Candidates Nominated and Notice of Poll
  19. ^ European Election 2009: South East
  20. ^ "2004 Election candidates". UK Office of the European Parliament. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  21. ^ secand
  22. ^ "1999 Election candidates". UK Office of the European Parliament. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_East_England_(European_Parliament_constituency) — Please support Wikipedia.
A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
39 videos foundNext > 

Jack Buckby: Britain Is on Life Support

Jack Buckby tells why Liberty GB is the party to vote for in the European Parliament elections in May 2014. Candidates Buckby, Paul Weston and Enza Ferreri w...

Euro Crisis: MEP Nigel Farage Urges European Breakup (UKIP)

Nigel Paul Farage , is a British politician and is the Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), a position he also held from September 2006 to November 20...

Paul Weston: Vote Liberty GB in the South East

Liberty GB leader Paul Weston talks about the party's 2014 Euro election bid. Candidates Weston, Enza Ferreri and Jack Buckby will all be standing in the Sou...

Sons of Libertas & Nigel Farage

Sons of Libertas talk with Nigel Farage, MEP... We spoke with Nigel Farage at an event from the Junge Alternative NRW in the Maritim Hotel in Cologne. Nigel ...

Luton Town (U.K) HD

Beautiful Picture SlideShow In (HD) Of My Home Town Luton Beds, Luton is a large town, borough and unitary authority of Bedfordshire, England, 30 miles (50 k...

The EU Budget Continues to Grow

Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for the South East of England, giving a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 22nd October, in which he criticis...

Nigel Farage at Chalfont St. Peter January 25 2014

UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP kicked off the UKIP 2014 European Election campaign at a public meeting at Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire on the 25 January...

Daniel Hannan: Enough bailouts already

Daniel Hannan gives a speech in the European Parliament in May 2009. Daniel Hannan is Conservative MEP for South East England, blogs every day at www.hannan....

euronews I talk - Is it time to scrap the CAP?

http://www.euronews.com/ The British government plans a referendum in four years on whether the UK should remain in the European Union. The country is deeply...

MEP Nirj Deva hammers Barroso on the Budget

Nirj Deva MEP hammers Barroso on the Budget in Strasbourg Plenary, 23 October 2012 "Mr President, I do not think it is very acceptable for the European Union...

39 videos foundNext > 

We're sorry, but there's no news about "South East England (European Parliament constituency)" right now.

Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Talk About South East England (European Parliament constituency)

You can talk about South East England (European Parliament constituency) with people all over the world in our discussions.

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!