Essex North and Suffolk South (European Parliament constituency)

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Essex North and Suffolk South
European Parliament constituency


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Created 1994
Dissolved 1999
MEP(s) 1
Member State United Kingdom
Source(s) [1]

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.

Boundaries[edit]

It consisted of the parliamentary constituencies of Braintree, Harwich, North Colchester, Saffron Walden, South Colchester and Maldon, Suffolk South.[1] 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.

MEPs[edit]

Election Member Party
Essex North East and Suffolk prior to 1994
1994 Anne McIntosh Conservative
1999 constituency abolished, East of England from 1999

Election results[edit]

European Parliament election, 1994 (United Kingdom): Essex North and Suffolk South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
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
Independent
Anti European Superstate
Somerset de Chair 12,409 6.0 N/A
Green Jim Abbott 6,641 3.2 N/A
Natural Law Nick Pullen 884 0.4 N/A
Majority 3,633 1.8
Turnout 41.3
Conservative win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ The European Parliament 1994-1999 : MEPs and European constituencies in the United Kingdom, London : UK Office of the European Parliament, November 1994.
  2. ^ Europe elections 1994 : results and elected members, Directorate-General for Information and Public Relations, Luxembourg: European Parliament, 15 June 1994.

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