Essex South (European Parliament constituency)
Essex South was a constituency of the European Parliament located in the United Kingdom, electing one member of the European Parliament by the first-past-the-post electoral system. Created in 1994 from parts of Essex South West and Essex North East, it was abolished in 1999 on the adoption of proportional representation for European elections in the United Kingdom. It was succeeded by the East of England region.
|European Parliament constituency|
|Member state||United Kingdom|
It consisted of the parliamentary constituencies of Basildon, Billericay, Castle Point, Rochford, Southend East, Southend West and Thurrock. Basildon, Billericay and Thurrock had previously been part of Essex South West while Castle Point, Southend East, Southend West and much of Rochford had been part of Essex North East.
The entire area became part of the East of England constituency in 1999.
|part of Essex South West and Essex North East prior to 1994|
|1999||constituency abolished, part of East of England from 1999|
|Liberal Democrats||Geoff Williams||26,132||16.2|
|Natural Law||Mark Heath||1,177||0.7|
|Labour win (new seat)|
- The European Parliament 1994-1999 : MEPs and European constituencies in the United Kingdom, London : UK Office of the European Parliament, November 1994.
- Europe elections 1994 : results and elected members, Directorate-General for Information and Public Relations, Luxembourg: European Parliament, 15 June 1994.