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East of England (European Parliament constituency)

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Member state  United Kingdom
Created  1999
East of England (European Parliament constituency)
MEPs  8 (1999 - 2004) 7 (2004 - present)

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

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Boundaries

The constituency corresponds to the East of England region of the United Kingdom, comprising the ceremonial counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

History

It was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies. At the time of their abolition in 1999, these were Cambridgeshire, Essex North and Suffolk South, Essex South, Essex West and Hertfordshire East, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and South West Norfolk, and parts of Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes.

Election results

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

References

East of England (European Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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