London North East (European Parliament constituency)

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London North East
European Parliament constituency
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Member state United Kingdom
Created 1979
Dissolved 1999
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 London North East was one of them.

When it was created in England in 1979, it consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Bethnal Green and Bow, Chingford, Hackney Central, Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Hackney South and Shoreditch, Leyton, Newham North West, Newham South, Stepney and Poplar, Walthamstow,[1] although this may not have been true for the whole of its existence.

Members of the European Parliament[edit]

Elected Members[2] Party
1979 Alfred Lomas Labour


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