|Member of the European Parliament
for West Midlands
1 July 2014
|Preceded by||Phil Bennion|
|Born||15 August 1969|
|Political party||UK Independence Party|
James Carver (born 15 August 1969) is a Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region for the UK Independence Party. He was elected in 2014, second on the list for the region behind Jill Seymour. He was educated at Orpington College.
Carver runs a family umbrella business. He stood in three general elections for UKIP: Orpington in 1997 (5th, 526 votes), Cheltenham in 2001 (6th, 482 votes), and Preseli Pembrokeshire in 2005 (5th, 498 votes). He was also sixth on the party list for London in the 1999 European election.
UK Parliament elections
|Date of election||Constituency||Party||Votes||Percentage of votes||Result|
|1997 general election||Orpington||UKIP||526||0.9||Not elected|
|2001 general election||Cheltenham||UKIP||482||1.2||Not elected|
|2005 general election||Preseli Pembrokeshire||UKIP||498||1.3||Not elected|
|2015 general election||Stourbridge||UKIP|
European Parliament elections (Multi-member constituency; party list)
|Date of election||Region||Party||Votes||Percentage of votes||Result|
|1999 European election||London||UKIP||61,741||5.4||Not elected|
|2014 European election||West Midlands||UKIP||428,010||31.5||Elected|
- "Margot Parker: ‘The bishops must meet with Ukip’". Catholic Herald. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
- "vote 2014 - West Midlands". BBC. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
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