Essex North and Suffolk South (European Parliament constituency)
|Essex North and Suffolk South
European Parliament constituency
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Essex North and Suffolk 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 North East and Suffolk, 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.
On its creation in 1994, it consisted of the parliamentary constituencies of Braintree, Harwich, North Colchester, Saffron Walden, South Colchester and Maldon, Suffolk South. Braintree, North Colchester and South Colchester and Maldon had previously been part of Essex North East, while Harwich, Saffron Walden and Suffolk South had been part of the Suffolk constituency.
The entire area became part of the East of England constituency in 1999.
|Essex North East and Suffolk prior to 1994|
|1999||constituency abolished, East of England from 1999|
|European Parliament election, 1994 (United Kingdom): Essex North and Suffolk South|
|Conservative||Anne Caroline Ballingall McIntosh||68,311||33.2||N/A|
|Labour||Christopher Alan Pearson||64,678||31.5||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat||Stuart Mole||52,536||25.6||N/A|
Anti European Superstate
|Somerset de Chair||12,409||6.0||N/A|
|Natural Law||Nick Pullen||884||0.4||N/A|
|Conservative 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.
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