Nottinghamshire North and Chesterfield (European Parliament constituency)

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Nottinghamshire North and Chesterfield
European Parliament constituency
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Created 1994
Dissolved 1999
MEP(s) 1
Member State United Kingdom
Source(s) [1]

Nottinghamshire North and Chesterfield was a European Parliament constituency covering parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire in England.

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 was created in 1994 from parts of Sheffield, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottingham, and consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Mansfield, Newark, North East Derbyshire and Sherwood.[1]

Members of the European Parliament[edit]

Year Name Party
1994 Ken Coates Labour
1998 Independent Labour Network

Results[edit]

European Parliament election, 1994: Nottinghamshire North and Chesterfield[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ken Coates 114,353 63.1 N/A
Conservative D. N. D. Hazell 38,093 21.0 N/A
Liberal Democrat S. D. Pearce 21.936 12.1 N/A
Green A. G. Jones 5.159 2.9 N/A
Natural Law S. I. Lincoln 1,632 0.9 N/A
Majority 76,260 42.1 N/A
Turnout 36.9 N/A
Labour hold Swing

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