Yorkshire and the Humber (European Parliament constituency)
Yorkshire and the Humber was a constituency of the European Parliament. It elected six Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) using the D'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation, until the UK exit from the European Union on 31 January 2020.
|Yorkshire and the Humber|
|European Parliament constituency|
|Member state||United Kingdom|
|Dissolved||31 January 2020|
The constituency corresponded to the Yorkshire and the Humber region of the United Kingdom, comprising the ceremonial counties of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and parts of North Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
It was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies. These were Humberside, Leeds, North Yorkshire, Sheffield, Yorkshire South, Yorkshire South West, Yorkshire West, and parts of Cleveland and Richmond and Lincolnshire and Humberside South.
|MEPs for former Yorkshire and the Humber constituencies, 1979–1999|
Cleveland and Yorkshire North (1984–1994)
Cleveland and Richmond (1994–1999)
Lincolnshire and Humberside South (1994–1999)
|Bill Newton Dunn
|Yorkshire North (1979–1984)
North Yorkshire (1994–1999)
|Yorkshire South||Brian Key
|Yorkshire South West||Thomas Megahy
|Yorkshire West||Barry Seal
1Diana Wallis resigned in January 2012. 2Timothy Kirkhope was appointed to the House of Lords in 2016 and as a result was required to resign.
Key to political groups of the European Parliament (UK)
|Party||Faction in European Parliament|
|Liberal Democrats||16||17||Renew Europe||108|
|Green||7||11||Greens–European Free Alliance||75|
|Labour||10||Socialists and Democrats||154|
|Conservative||4||European Conservatives and Reformists||62|
|Sinn Féin||1||European United Left–Nordic Green Left||41|
Elected candidates are shown in bold. Brackets indicate the order in which candidates were elected, and the number of votes per seat won in their respective columns.
|European election 2019: Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Brexit Party||John Longworth (1)
Lucy Harris (2)
Jake Pugh (6)
James Heartfield, Andrew Allison, Christopher Barker
|Labour||Richard Corbett (3)
Eloise Todd, Jawad Mohammed Khan, Jayne Allport, Martin Mayer, Alison Hume
|Liberal Democrats||Shaffaq Mohammed (4)
Rosina Robson, James Blanchard, Sophie Thornton, James Baker, Ruth Coleman-Taylor
|Green||Magid Magid (5)
Alison Teal, Andrew Cooper, Louise Houghton, Lars Kramm, Ann Forsaith
|Conservative||John Procter, Amjad Bashir, Michael Naughton, Andrew Lee, Matthew Freckleton, Sue Pascoe||92,863||7.2||-12.0|
|UKIP||Mike Hookem, Gary Shores, John Hancock, David Dews, Graeme Waddicar, Clifford Parsons||56,100||4.4||-26.7|
|Yorkshire||Chris Whitwood, Mike Jordan, Jack Carrington, Laura Walker, Bob Buxton, Dan Cochran||50,842||3.9||+2.4|
|Change UK||Diana Wallis, Juliet Lodge, Sophia Bow, Joshua Malkin, Rosanne McMullen, Steven Wilson||30,162||2.3||+2.3|
|English Democrat||David Allen, Tony Allen, Joanne Allen, Fiona Allen||11,283||0.9||-0.1|
|European election 2014: Yorkshire and The Humber|
|UKIP||Jane Collins, Amjad Bashir, Mike Hookem,
Gary Shores, Jason Smith, Anne Murgatroyd
|Labour||Linda McAvan, Richard Corbett,
Eleanor Tunnicliffe, Asghar Khan, Helen Mirfin-Boukouris, Darren Hughes
Alex Story, John Procter, Carolyn Abbott, Michael Naughton, Ryan Stephenson
|Green||Andrew Cooper, Shan Oakes, Dr Vicky Dunn, Denise Craghill, Martin Hemingway, Kevin Warnes||102,282||7.9||−0.6|
|Liberal Democrats||Edward McMillan-Scott, James Monaghan, Joe Otten, Chris Foote Wood, Jacqueline Bell, Aqila Choudhry||81,108||6.25||−7.0|
|An Independence from Europe||Christopher Booth, Kerrie Oxenham, Malcolm Snelling, John Buchanan Martin, Paul Balderson Sootheran, Howard Roy Blake||24,297||1.9||New|
|BNP||Marlene Guest, Adam Walker, Danny Cooke, Joanne Brown, Steven Richard Harrison, Stuart Henshaw||20,138||1.6||−8.2|
|Yorkshire First||Stewart Arnold, Richard Carter, Richard Honnoraty||19,017||1.5||New|
|English Democrat||Chris Beverley, David Wildgoose, Ian Sutton, Colin Porter, Tom Redmood, David Allen||13,288||1.0||−1.6|
|No2EU||Trevor Howard, Mary Jackson, Carrie Hedderwick, Adrian O’Malley, Steven John Andrew, Iain Alaistair Dalton||3,807||0.29||−1.0|
|European election 2009: Yorkshire and The Humber|
|Conservative||Edward McMillan-Scott, Timothy Kirkhope
Fleur Butler, Matthew Bean, Nick Burrows, Glynis Frew
Richard Corbett, Emma Hoddinott, David Bowe, Melanie Onn, Mahroof Hussain
Jonathan Arnott, Jason Smith, Toby Horton, David Daniel, Lynette Afshar
|Liberal Democrats||Diana Wallis
Stewart Arnold, Rebecca Taylor, James Monaghan, Nader Fekri, Neil Poole
Nick Cass, Chris Beverley, Marlene Guest, Paul Harris, Trevor Brown
|Green||Martin Hemingway, Shan Oakes, Leslie Rowe, Lesley Hedges, Kevin Warnes, Steve Barnard,||104,456||8.5||+2.8|
|English Democrat||Michael Cassidy, Joanne Robinson, Peter Davies, David Wildgoose, Paul McEnhill, Geoffery Crossman||31,287||2.6||+1.1|
|Socialist Labour||William Capstick, Linda Sheriden, Stephen Yoxall, Holly Jo Yoxall, Terence Robinson, Christopher Butler||19,380||1.6||New|
|Christian||Sid Cordle, Andrew McClintock, Angela MacDonald, John O'Brien, Samantha Cauldwell, Rebecca Jones||16,742||1.4||New|
|NO2EU||Keith Gibson, Celia Foote, Jackie Grunsell, Peter Marsh, Mike Davies, Juliet Marie Boddington||15,614||1.3||New|
|Jury Team||Barbara Hibbert, Anthony Hooper, Ben Saxton||7,181||0.6||New|
|Libertas||Antony Devoy, Edward Devoy, Stephen Clark, Diana MacLeod, Trevor Bending, Kathleen Harris||6,268||0.5||New|
|European election 2004: Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Labour||Linda McAvan, Richard Corbett
David Bowe, Patricia Sutcliffe, Chris Naylor, Jo Coles
|Conservative||Timothy Kirkhope, Edward McMillan-Scott
Mohammed Riaz, Kenneth Irvine, Ian Bruce, Carolyn Abbott
|Liberal Democrats||Diana Wallis
Julia Gash, Stewart Arnold, Robert Adamson, Colin Ross, Zulfiqar Ali
Jonathan Arnott, John Nunn, John Walker, David Sewards, Ann Schwab
|BNP||Nicholas Cass, Christopher Beverley, John Brayshaw, John Aveyard, Paul Cromie, Dianne Carr||126,538||8.0||+6.8|
|Green||Mark Hill, Linda Duckenfield, John Phillips, Jonathan Dixon, John Norris, James Russell||90,337||5.7||0.0|
|Respect||Anas Altikriti, Mobeen Azhar, Sue Wild, Janet Alder, Kath Owen, Christopher Cheetham||29,865||1.9||New|
|English Democrat||Gary Cowd, Stephen Elliott, Derek Smith, Nicholas Booth||24,068||1.5||New|
|Alliance for Green Socialism||Mike Davies, Azar Iqbal, Juliet Boddington, Celia Foote, Jeannie Sutton, Steven Radford||13,776||0.9||N/A|
|European election 1999: Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Conservative||Edward McMillan-Scott, Timothy Kirkhope, Robert Goodwill
Christine Adamson, Earl of Dartmouth, David Nuttall, Raja Najabat Hussain
|Labour||Linda McAvan, David Bowe, Richard Corbett
Roger Barton, Barry Seal, Veronica Hardstaff, Dominic Shellard
|Liberal Democrats||Diana Wallis
Michael Pitts, Angela Harris, Colin Ross, Sylvia Anginotti, Robert Adamson, Madeleine Kirk
|UKIP||Gordon Rogers, Richard North, Peter Davies, Judith Longman, Clive Fairclough, David Barley, Paul Godfrey||52,824||7.1|
|Green||Peg Alexander, Mark Hill, Vivienne Smith, Anthony Martin, Andy d'Agorne, Joseph Otten, Clive Lord||42,604||5.7|
|Leeds Left Alliance||Michael Davis, Celia Foote, Joseph Kenyon, Jean Sutton, Michelle Hanley, Anthony Fee, Malcolm Christie||9,554||1.3|
|BNP||Richard Mulhall, Adrian Marsden, Graham Cook, Christopher Ward, Paul Wilson, Ronald Smith, Jay Lee||8,911||1.2|
|Pro-Euro Conservative||Julia Gash, Andrew Mayer, Louise Rowntree, Alexander Goodman, Paul McIlroy, Angela Pullen, Keith Bennett||8,075||1.1|
|Socialist Labour||Linda Muir, Alan Brooke, Stephen Yoxall, Thomas Appleyard, Robert Morris, Frank Cave, Stewart Emms||7,650||1.0|
|Natural Law||Geoffrey Mead, Stuart Withers, Mark Gaskell, Diana Leighton, Roger Perry, Barry Franklin, Robert Thurston||1,604||0.2|
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