List of members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom, 2004–09

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Members of the
European Parliament

for the United Kingdom
Delegation (1973)
1st term (1979)
2nd term (1984)
3rd term (1989)
4th term (1994)
5th term (1999)
6th term (2004)
7th term (2009)

This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name.

See European Parliament Election, 2004 (UK) for a list ordered by constituency.

Members[edit]

This table can be sorted by constituency, party or party group: click the symbol at the top of the appropriate column.

Name National party EP Group Constituency
Jim Allister      Traditional Unionist Voice[1]      NI Northern Ireland
Richard Ashworth      Conservative Party      EPP–ED South East England
Robert Atkins      Conservative Party      EPP–ED North West England
Elspeth Attwooll      Liberal Democrats      ALDE Scotland
Gerard Batten      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM London
Christopher Beazley      Conservative Party      EPP–ED East of England
Godfrey Bloom      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM Yorkshire and the Humber
John Bowis      Conservative Party      EPP–ED London
Sharon Bowles[2]      Liberal Democrats      ALDE South East England
Philip Bradbourn      Conservative Party      EPP–ED West Midlands
Philip Bushill-Matthews      Conservative Party      EPP–ED West Midlands
Martin Callanan      Conservative Party      EPP–ED North East England
Michael Cashman      Labour Party      PES West Midlands
Giles Chichester      Conservative Party      EPP–ED South West England
Derek Clark      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM East Midlands
Trevor Colman      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM South West England
Richard Corbett      Labour Party      PES Yorkshire and the Humber
Chris Davies      Liberal Democrats      ALDE North West England
Bairbre de Brún      Sinn Féin      EUL–NGL Northern Ireland
Nirj Deva      Conservative Party      EPP–ED South East England
Den Dover      Independent      NI North West England
Andrew Duff      Liberal Democrats      ALDE East of England
James Elles      Conservative Party      EPP–ED South East England
Jillian Evans      Plaid Cymru      G–EFA Wales
Jonathan Evans      Conservative Party      EPP–ED Wales
Robert Evans      Labour Party      PES London
Nigel Farage      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM South East England
Glyn Ford      Labour Party      PES South West England
Neena Gill      Labour Party      PES West Midlands
Fiona Hall      Liberal Democrats      ALDE North East England
Daniel Hannan[3]      Conservative Party      NI South East England
Malcolm Harbour      Conservative Party      EPP–ED West Midlands
Chris Heaton-Harris      Conservative Party      EPP–ED East Midlands
Roger Helmer[4]      Conservative Party      NI East Midlands
Mary Honeyball      Labour Party      PES London
Richard Howitt      Labour Party      PES East of England
Ian Hudghton      Scottish National Party      G–EFA Scotland
Stephen Hughes      Labour Party      PES North East England
Caroline Jackson      Conservative Party      EPP–ED South West England
Syed Kamall[5]      Conservative Party      EPP–ED London
Saj Karim      Conservative Party[6]      EPP–ED North West England
Robert Kilroy-Silk[7]      UK Independence Party /      Independent      IND&DEM /      NI East Midlands
Glenys Kinnock      Labour Party      PES Wales
Timothy Kirkhope      Conservative Party      EPP–ED Yorkshire and the Humber
Roger Knapman      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM South West England
Jean Lambert      Green Party (England and Wales)      G–EFA London
Caroline Lucas      Green Party (England and Wales)      G–EFA South East England
Sarah Ludford      Liberal Democrats      ALDE London
Liz Lynne      Liberal Democrats      ALDE West Midlands
David Martin      Labour Party      PES Scotland
Linda McAvan      Labour Party      PES Yorkshire and the Humber
Arlene McCarthy      Labour Party      PES North West England
Edward McMillan-Scott      Conservative Party      EPP–ED Yorkshire and the Humber
Claude Moraes      Labour Party      PES London
Eluned Morgan      Labour Party      PES Wales
Ashley Mote[8]      UK Independence Party /      Independent      IND&DEM /      NI South East England
Mike Nattrass      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM West Midlands
Bill Newton Dunn      Liberal Democrats      ALDE East Midlands
Emma Nicholson      Liberal Democrats      ALDE South East England
Jim Nicholson      Ulster Unionist Party      EPP–ED Northern Ireland
Neil Parish      Conservative Party      EPP–ED South West England
John Purvis      Conservative Party      EPP–ED Scotland
Brian Simpson[9]      Labour Party      PES North West England
Peter Skinner      Labour Party      PES South East England
Alyn Smith      Scottish National Party      G–EFA Scotland
Struan Stevenson      Conservative Party      EPP–ED Scotland
Catherine Stihler      Labour Party      PES Scotland
Robert Sturdy      Conservative Party      EPP–ED East of England
David Sumberg      Conservative Party      EPP–ED North West England
Charles Tannock      Conservative Party      EPP–ED London
Jeffrey Titford      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM East of England
Gary Titley      Labour Party      PES North West England
Geoffrey van Orden      Conservative Party      EPP–ED East of England
Diana Wallis      Liberal Democrats      ALDE Yorkshire and the Humber
Graham Watson      Liberal Democrats      ALDE South West England
John Whittaker      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM North West England
Glenis Willmott[10]      Labour Party      PES East Midlands
Tom Wise      UK Independence Party      IND&DEM East of England

Changes[edit]

Name Region Party Date Reason for departure
Chris Huhne South East England LibDem 11 May 2005 Resigned on election to the House of Commons
Theresa Villiers London Conservative 11 May 2005 Resigned on election to the House of Commons
Phillip Whitehead East Midlands Labour 31 December 2005 Deceased
Terry Wynn North West England Labour 27 August 2006 Resigned after reaching 60th birthday
Graham Booth South West England UKIP 1 October 2008 Retired

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jim Allister was elected as a member of the Democratic Unionist Party, but resigned the party whip on 27 March 2007 in protest over the party's decision to form a power-sharing executive in the Northern Ireland Assembly with Sinn Féin.
  2. ^ Sharon Bowles replaced Chris Huhne on 12 May 2005.
  3. ^ Daniel Hannan was expelled from the EPP-ED group on 19 February 2008.
  4. ^ Roger Helmer had the Conservative whip suspended from 26 May 2005 to 13 September 2006 after he voted to censure the European Commission. Simultaneously, his membership of the EPP-ED group was withdrawn, and it has not been restored.
  5. ^ Syed Kamall replaced Theresa Villiers on 12 May 2005.
  6. ^ Originally elected as a Liberal Democrat, Saj Karim joined the Conservative Party on 26 November 2007.
  7. ^ Robert Kilroy-Silk was elected as a member of UKIP, and sat in the Independence and Democracy group. He resigned the UKIP whip on 27 October 2004 and founded Veritas on 2 February 2005.
  8. ^ Ashley Mote was elected as a member of UKIP, and would have sat with the Independence and Democracy group, had he not been suspended from UKIP on 16 July 2004. Instead, he sat as a Non-inscrit member until becoming a founder member of the Identity, Tradition, Sovereignty group in January 2007. ITS ceased to exist in November that year.
  9. ^ Terry Wynn resigned on 27 August 2006 and was replaced by Brian Simpson.
  10. ^ Phillip Whitehead died on 31 December 2005, and was replaced by Glenis Willmott on 1 January 2006.