London North West (European Parliament constituency)

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London North West
European Parliament constituency


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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 London North West was one of them.

When it was created in England in 1979, it consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Brent East, Brent North, Brent South, Chipping Barnet, Harrow Central, Harrow East, Harrow West, Hendon North, Hendon South,[1] United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies were redrawn in 1983 and the European constituencies were altered to reflect this. The new seat comprised the following Westminster constituencies: Brent East, Brent North, Brent South, Harrow East, Harrow West, Hayes and Harlington, Ruislip-Northwood and Uxbridge.[2] These boundaries were used in 1984, 1989 and 1994.[3][4]

Members of the European Parliament[edit]

Elected Members[5] Party
1979 Lord Bethell Conservative
1984
1989
1994 Robert Evans Labour

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Boothroyd's United Kingdom Election Results". Retrieved 2008-01-20. 
  2. ^ "European Elections 84. Candidates named for European Parliament elections on June 14". The Times. 16 May 1984. p. 5. 
  3. ^ "378 candidates fight the 81 UK European seats; European Elections 1989". The Times. 19 May 1989. 
  4. ^ Whitaker's Concise Almanack 1995. London: J Whitaker & Sons Ltd. 1994. p. 277. ISBN 0850212472. 
  5. ^ http://www.election.demon.co.uk/eplon.html

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