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London is a constituency of the European Parliamentmarker. It currently elects 8 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation, having previously elected 9

Boundaries

The constituency corresponds to Greater Londonmarker, in the south east of the United Kingdommarker.

History

It was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing 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.

Polls

YouGov polls in January and May 2009 have showed the following voting intentions for London in the European Elections:
January poll Mid May poll Late May poll
Party Vote share Seat estimate Vote share Seat estimate Vote share Seat estimate
Conservative 38% 4 29% 3 33% 4
Labour 23% 2 24% 2 16% 1
Liberal Democrats 20% 2 12% 1 16% 1
Green 8% 0 9% 0 or 1 12% 1
UKIP 6% 0 18% 2 or 1 11% 1
BNP 2% 0 5% 0 6% 0
Other 2% 0 3% 0 7% 0


Members of the European Parliament

1999 - 2004 (5th term)

MEP's Name Political Party
Richard Balfe Labour (1999 - 2002)
Conservative Party (2002 - 2004)
Nicholas Bethell Conservative Party
John Bowis Conservative Party
Robert Evans Labour Party
Pauline Green Labour Party
Jean Lambert Green Party
Sarah Ludford Liberal Democrat Party
Claude Moraes Labour Party
Charles Tannock Conservative Party
Theresa Villiers Conservative Party


2004 - 2009 (6th term)

MEP's Name Political Party
Gerard Batten United Kingdom Independence Party
John Bowis Conservative Party
Robert Evans Labour Party
Mary Honeyball Labour Party
Syed Kamall (Appointed in May 2005 to replace Theresa Villiers) Conservative Party (2005 onwards)
Jean Lambert Green Party
Sarah Ludford Liberal Democrat Party
Claude Moraes Labour Party
Charles Tannock Conservative Party
Theresa Villiers (Elected to Chipping Barnetmarker in the 2005 UK general election) Conservative Party (until 2005)


2009 - 2014 (7th term)

MEP's Name Political Party
Gerard Batten United Kingdom Independence Party
Mary Honeyball Labour Party
Syed Kamall Conservative Party
Jean Lambert Green Party
Sarah Ludford Liberal Democrat Party
Claude Moraes Labour Party
Charles Tannock Conservative Party
Marina Yannakoudakis Conservative Party


Election results

European Parliament election, 2009 Elected candidates are shown in bold. Brackets indicate the number of votes per seat won.

References

  1. http://www.europarl.org.uk/section/european-elections/candidates
  2. http://www.yougov.co.uk/extranets/ygarchives/content/pdf/TPA%20results%2009%2001%2008.pdf
  3. http://www.yougov.co.uk/archives/pdf/DT-results-MAY.pdf
  4. http://www.yougov.co.uk/archives/pdf/DT-results_27-29MAY.pdf
  5. excluding non-voters and "don't know" responses



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