Greater Manchester North (European Parliament constituency)
|Greater Manchester North
European Parliament constituency
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|Member State||United Kingdom|
Prior to its uniform adoption of proportional representation in 1999, the United Kingdom used first-past-the-post for the European elections in England, Scotland and Wales. The European Parliament constituencies used under that system were smaller than the later regional constituencies and only had one Member of the European Parliament each.
The constituency of Greater Manchester North was one of them.
It consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Ashton-under-Lyne, Bury and Radcliffe, Manchester Gorton, Middleton and Prestwich, Oldham East, Oldham West, Rochdale, and Stalybridge and Hyde.
Members of the European Parliament
|European Parliament election, 1979: Greater Manchester North|
|Conservative||C. C. Grantham||62,456||39.2||N/A|
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