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Encyclopedia > West Midlands (European Parliament constituency)

West Midlands is a constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 7 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation. A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... A Member of the European Parliament (English abbreviation MEP) is a member of the European Unions directly-elected legislative body, the European Parliament. ... The dHondt method is a method for allocating seats in party-list proportional representation. ... Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems used in multiple-winner elections (e. ...

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Boundaries

The constituency corresponds to the West Midlands region in the United Kingdom. The West Midlands is a geographical term describing the western half of central England, known as the Midlands. ...


Members of the European Parliament

1999 - 2004

Philip Bradbourn (born 1951) is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region, for the Conservative Party. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... Philip Bushil-Matthews (born 1943) is a Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands for the Conservative Party. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... Michael Cashman (born December 17, 1950) is a British actor and Labour politician. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... Neena Gill (born 1956) is a Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands for the Labour Party. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Malcolm Harbour (born 1947) is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region for the Conservative Party. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... Liz Lynne is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region for the Liberal Democrats. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ...

2004 - present

Philip Bradbourn (born 1951) is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region, for the Conservative Party. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... Philip Bushil-Matthews (born 1943) is a Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands for the Conservative Party. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... Michael Cashman (born December 17, 1950) is a British actor and Labour politician. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Neena Gill (born 1956) is a Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands for the Labour Party. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Malcolm Harbour (born 1947) is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region for the Conservative Party. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... Liz Lynne is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region for the Liberal Democrats. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Mike Natrass is a British politician, and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands region for the United Kingdom Independence Party. ... The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, pronounced you-kip) is a right-wing political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ...

Election results

Politics and history of the constituency


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