Shropshire and Stafford (European Parliament constituency)

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Shropshire and Stafford
European Parliament constituency


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Created 1984
Dissolved 1994
MEP(s) 1
Member State United Kingdom
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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 Shropshire and Stafford was one of them.

It consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Cannock and Burntwood, Ludlow, Newcastle-under-Lyme, North Shropshire, Shrewsbury and Atcham, South Staffordshire, Stafford, and The Wrekin.[1]

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