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European election candidates: South West

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

SOUTH WEST - 6 MEPs

Parties listed alphabetically. Guide to abbreviations

Name Party Party list order
Jeremy Wotherspoon BNP 1
Barry Bennett BNP 2
Adrian Romilly BNP 3
Sean Twitchin BNP 4
Lawrence West BNP 5
Peryn Parsons BNP 6
Giles Chichester CON 1
Julie Girling CON 2
Ashley Fox CON 3
Mike Dolley CON 4
Don Collier CON 5
Syeda Zaidi CON 6
William Capstick CPCPA 1
Katherine Mills CPCPA 2
Diana Ofori CPCPA 3
Larna Martin CPCPA 4
Peter Vickers CPCPA 5
Adenike Williams CPCPA 6
Michael Turner English Dem. 1
Sara Box English Dem. 2
Keith Riley English Dem. 3
Stephen Wright English Dem. 4
Raymond Carr English Dem. 5
Lee Pickering English Dem. 6
David Michael FPFT 1
Judy Foster FPFT 2
Ricky Knight GRN 1
Roger Creagh-Osborne GRN 2
David Taylor GRN 3
Molly Scott Cato GRN 4
Chloe Somers GRN 5
Richard Lawson GRN 6
Katie Hopkins IND 1
Sally Smith JT 1
Martin Paley JT 2
Michael Clayton JT 3
Brian Underwood JT 4
Roger Whitfield JT 5
Bill Barnett JT 6
Glyn Ford LAB 1
Isabel Owen LAB 2
Keir Dhillon LAB 3
Dorothea Hodge LAB 4
Dafydd Emlyn Williams LAB 5
Elizabeth Lisgo LAB 6
Graham Watson LD 1
Kay Barnard LD 2
Justine McGuinness LD 3
Humphrey Temperley LD 4
Paul Massey LD 5
Jonathan Stagnetto LD 6
Robin Matthews LIB-EU 1
Peter Morgan-Barnes LIB-EU 2
Chloe Gwynne LIB-EU 3
Christopher Charnock LIB-EU 4
Nicholas Sherman LIB-EU 5
Nicholas Coke LIB-EU 6
Dick Cole MK 1
Conan James MK 2
Loveday Jenkin MK 3
Simon Reed MK 4
Glenn Renshaw MK 5
Joanie Willett MK 6
Alex Gordon NO2EU 1
Roger Davey NO2EU 2
Rachael Lynch NO2EU 3
Nick Quirk NO2EU 4
John Chambers NO2EU 5
Paul Dyer NO2EU 6
Jonathan Cockburn PP 1
Barry Hodgson PP 2
Derek Wharton PP 3
Roger Edwards PP 4
Stuart Baker PP 5
Barry Egerton PP 6
Robert Hawkins SLP 1
Brian Corbett SLP 2
Alison Entwistle SLP 3
David Marchesi SLP 4
Robert Hawkins SLP 5
James Bannister SLP 6
Trevor Colman UKIP 1
William, Earl of Dartmouth UKIP 2
Gawain Towler UKIP 3
Julia Reid UKIP 4
Alan Wood UKIP 5
Stephanie McWilliam UKIP 6
Nicola Guagliardo WAID 1
Joy Skey WAID 2



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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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