Merseyside East and Wigan (European Parliament constituency)

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Merseyside East and Wigan
European Parliament constituency
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Member stateUnited Kingdom

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 Merseyside East and Wigan was one of them.

It consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Knowsley North, Knowsley South, Leigh, Liverpool Garston, Makerfield, St Helens North, St Helens South, and Wigan.[1]


  1. ^ "David Boothroyd's United Kingdom Election Results". Retrieved 2008-01-20.

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