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European election candidates: East Midlands

Elections for the European parliament will be held on 4 June 2009. Voters in the UK will elect a total of 72 MEPs, a reduction from the current 78 due to the enlargement of the European Union.

The UK is divided into 12 electoral regions, each represented by a different number of MEPs. Click on the names below to find a complete list of candidates in your area.

South EastLondonSouth WestWalesWest MidlandsNorth WestNorthern IrelandScotlandNorth EastYorkshire and HumbersideEast MidlandsEast of England

EAST MIDLANDS - 5 MEPs

Parties listed alphabetically. Guide to abbreviations

Name Party Party list order
Robert West BNP 1
Catherine Duffy BNP 2
Peter Jarvis BNP 3
Lewis Allsebrook BNP 4
Kevan Stafford BNP 5
Roger Helmer CON 1
Emma McClarkin CON 2
Rupert Matthews CON 3
Fiona Bulmer CON 4
George Lee CON 5
Suzanne Nti CPCPA 1
Tom Rogers CPCPA 2
Timothy Webb CPCPA 3
Colin Bricher CPCPA 4
Doreen Scrimshaw CPCPA 5
Derek Hilling English Dem. 1
Tony Ellis English Dem. 2
Diane Bilgrami English Dem. 3
David Ball English Dem. 4
Anthony Edwards English Dem. 5
Sue Mallender GRN 1
Richard Mallender GRN 2
Ashley Baxter GRN 3
Matt Follett GRN 4
Barney Smith GRN 5
James Lowey JT 1
Simon Flude JT 2
James Parker JT 3
Henry Blanchard JT 4
Perry Wilsher JT 5
Glenis Willmott LAB 1
Roy Kennedy LAB 2
Kathryn Salt LAB 3
John Morgan LAB 4
Catherine Taylor LAB 5
William Newton Dunn LD 1
Edward Maxfield LD 2
Denise Hawksworth LD 3
Deborah Newton-Cook LD 4
David Perkins LD 5
Richard Elvin LIB-EU 1
Margaret Parker LIB-EU 2
Peter Chaplain LIB-EU 3
James Daniels LIB-EU 4
William Winter LIB-EU 5
John McEwan NO2EU 1
Avtar Sadiq NO2EU 2
Jean Thorpe NO2EU 3
Shang Gahonia NO2EU 4
Laurence Platt NO2EU 5
David Roberts SLP 1
Paul Liversuch SLP 2
Shaun Kirkpatrick SLP 3
Michael Clifford SLP 4
Thea Roberts SLP 5
Ian Gillman UKF 1
Christopher Elliot UKF 2
Nadine Platt UKF 3
David Noakes UKF 4
Mariann French UKF 5
Derek Clark UKIP 1
Christopher Pain UKIP 2
Stephen Allison UKIP 3
Deva Kumarasiri UKIP 4
Irenea Marriott UKIP 5



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EUROPEAN ELECTION RESULTS

MEP Seats

  Votes MEPs
Party % +/- % Total +/-
EPP 33.4 -1.4 264 -18
Socialists 23.2 -4.1 183 -26
Liberal 11.0 +1.6 84 +5
Green 7.4 +1.3 50 +9
Left 5.3 -0.6 34 -2
UEN 3.4 +1.6 28 +2
Ind/Dem 2.7 -1.8 21 -15
No Group 13.6 +3.4 72 +3.4
0 of 27 countries declared.

UK Total MEP Seats

Party Votes MEPs
% +/- % Total +/-
CON 27.7 1.0 *26 1
UKIP 16.5 0.3 13 1
LAB 15.7 -6.9 13 -5
LD 13.7 -1.2 11 1
GRN 8.6 2.4 2 0
BNP 6.2 1.3 2 2
SNP 2.1 0.7 2 0
PC 0.8 -0.1 1 0
OTH 8.5 2.4 0 0
SF 1 0
DUP 1 0
72 of 72 seats declared. Vote share figures exclude Northern Ireland as it has a separate electoral system to the rest of the UK
* Includes UCUNF MEP elected in Northern Ireland
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