Cleveland and Yorkshire North (European Parliament constituency)

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Cleveland and Yorkshire North
European Parliament constituency
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Member state United Kingdom
Created 1984
Dissolved 1994
MEPs 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 Cleveland and Yorkshire North was one of them.

It consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Hartlepool, Langbaurgh, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Richmond (Yorks), Skipton and Ripon, Stockton North, and Stockton South.[1]

Members of the European Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1984 Peter Vanneck Conservative
1989 David Bowe Labour

Election results[edit]

European elections 1984: Cleveland and Yorkshire North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Vanneck 73,217 40.7
Labour Co-op T.F. Tinnion 70,592 39.3
Social Democratic R.C. Beever 35,916 20.0
Majority 2,625 1.4
Turnout 566,082 31.7
Conservative hold Swing
European elections 1989: Cleveland and Yorkshire North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Bowe 94,953 47.6
Conservative Peter Vanneck 70,861 35.5
Green O. Dumpleton 17,225 8.6 N/A
Social and Liberal Democrats T.W. Mawston 8,470 4.2
SDP R.I. Andrew 7,970 4.0
Majority 24,092 12.1
Turnout 571,316 34.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing


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