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European election candidates: West 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

WEST MIDLANDS - 6 MEPs

Parties listed alphabetically. Guide to abbreviations

Name Party Party list order
Simon Darby BNP 1
Alby Walker BNP 2
Chris Turner BNP 3
Ken Griffiths BNP 4
Ellie Walker BNP 5
Russell Green BNP 6
Philip Bradbourn CON 1
Malcolm Harbour CON 2
Anthea McIntyre CON 3
Michael Burnett CON 4
Mark Spelman CON 5
Daniel Dalton CON 6
David Booth CPCPA 1
Samuel Nelson CPCPA 2
Abiodun Akiwumi CPCPA 3
Yeside Oguntoye CPCPA 4
Ade Raji CPCPA 5
Maxine Hargreaves CPCPA 6
David Lane English Dem. 1
Frederick Bishop English Dem. 2
John Lane English Dem. 3
Graham Walker English Dem. 3
Michael Ellis English Dem. 5
Kim Gandy English Dem. 6
Felicity Norman GRN 1
Peter Tinsley GRN 2
Chris Williams GRN 3
Ian Davison GRN 4
Vicky Dunn GRN 5
Dave Wall GRN 6
Geoffrey Coady JT 1
Graham Burton JT 2
Jeremy Spencer JT 3
David Bennett JT 4
Colin Thompson JT 5
Michael Cashman LAB 1
Neena Gill LAB 2
Claire Edwards LAB 3
Anthony Painter LAB 4
Victoria Quinn LAB 5
Mohammad Nazir LAB 6
Liz Lynne LD 1
Phil Bennion LD 2
Susan Juned LD 3
Stephen Barber LD 4
William Powell LD 5
Jonathan Bramall LD 6
Jimmy Millard LIB-EU 1
Bridget Rose LIB-EU 2
Zigi Davenport LIB-EU 3
Andrew Bebbington LIB-EU 4
David Black LIB-EU 5
Matthew Lingard LIB-EU 6
David Nellist NO2EU 1
Dyal Singh Bagri NO2EU 2
Malcolm Gribbin NO2EU 3
Jo Stevenson NO2EU 4
Peter MacLaren NO2EU 5
Andy Chaffer NO2EU 6
John Tyrell SLP 1
Satbir Singh Johal SLP 2
Rajinder Claire SLP 3
Bhagwant Singh SLP 4
Surinder Verdee SLP 5
Shadgara Singh Bhatoe SLP 6
Mike Nattrass UKIP 1
Nikki Sinclaire UKIP 2
Jill Seymour UKIP 3
Rustie Lee UKIP 4
Malcolm Hurst UKIP 5
Jonathan Oakton UKIP 6



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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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