Itchen, Test and Avon (European Parliament constituency)

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Itchen, Test and Avon
European Parliament constituency
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Member state United Kingdom
Created 1994
Dissolved 1999
MEPs 1
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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 Itchen, Test and Avon was one of them.

It consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Christchurch, Eastleigh, New Forest, Romsey and Waterside, Salisbury, Southampton Itchen, and Southampton Test.[1]

MEPs[edit]

Election Member Party
1994 Edward Kellett-Bowman Conservative

Election Results[edit]

European Parliament election, 1994[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Edward Kellett-Bowman 81,456 35.4
Liberal Democrat A.D. Barron 74,553 32.4
Labour E.V. Read 52,416 22.7
UKIP Nigel Farage 12,423 5.4
Green F. Hulbert 7,998 3.5
Natural Law A.D. Miller-Smith 1,368 0.6
Total votes 550,406 100.0
Voter turnout 41.8%
Conservative win (new seat)

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