Concluding our coverage of last Thursday’s elections, here are the results of the European Parliamentary election.
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are elected on a proportional representation basis called the regional party list. Six MEPs are elected to represent Yorkshire and the Humber and the seats are allocated based on each party’s overall vote.
The results were as follows:
An Independence From Europe 24,297
British National Party 20,138
Conservative Party 248,945
English Democrats 13,288
Green Party 102,282
Labour Party 380,189
Liberal Democrats 81,108
Yorkshire First 19,017
The six seats were allocated as follows:
- Jane Maria Collins – UKIP
- Linda McAvan – Labour Party
- Timothy John Robert Kirkhope – Conservative
- Amjad Mahmood Bashir – UKIP
- Richard Corbett – Labour Party
- Mike Hookem – UKIP
Electorate: 3,868,192 Turnout: 33.33%
You can find out more details including a split of votes for each local authority area on the Leeds City Council website.