Greater Manchester West (European Parliament constituency)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Greater Manchester West
European Parliament constituency


Europarl logo.svg
European Parliament logo
Created 1979
Dissolved 1999
MEP(s) 1
Member State United Kingdom
Source(s) [1]

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 West was one of them.

From 1979 to 1984, it consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Altrincham and Sale, Bolton East, Bolton West, Eccles, Farnworth, Leigh, Salford East, Salford West, and Stretford.[1]

References[edit]

External links[edit]