Eastern European Region

2009 Election
2009 Results
1. Geoffrey van Orden (Conservative) 500331 31.2% (+0.4%)
2. David Campbell-Bannerman (UKIP) 313921 19.6% (0.0)
3. Robert Sturdy (Conservative) (250166)
4. Andrew Duff (Liberal Democrat) 221235 13.8% (-0.2%)
5. Richard Howitt (Labour) 167833 10.5% (-5.8%)
6. Vicky Ford Conservative (166777)
7. Stuart Agnew (UKIP) (156960)
-. (Green) 141016 8.8% (+3.2%)
-. (BNP) 97013 6.1% (+1.7%)
-. (UK First) 38185 2.4% (n/a)
-. (English Democrats) 32211 2.0% (+0.2%)
-. (Christian) 24646 1.5% (n/a)
-. (No2EU) 13939 0.9% (n/a)
-. (Socialist Labour) 13599 0.8% (n/a)
-. (Animals Count) 13201 0.8% (n/a)
-. (Libertas) 9940 0.6% (n/a)
-. Peter Rigby (Independent) 9916 0.6% (n/a)
-. (Jury Team) 6354 0.4% (n/a)
Current sitting MEPs
portrait
Geoffrey Van Orden (Conservative) Born 1945, Waterlooville. Former Brigadier in the Intelligence Corps. MEP for the East of England since 1999
portrait
David Campbell Bannerman (Conservative) Born 1960, Bombay. Educated at Edinburgh University. Former communications director and special advisor to Sir Patrick mayhew. Tunbridge Wells councillor 1992-1996. Contested Glasgow Rutherglen 1997, Warwick and Leamington Spa 2001 as a Conservative, North Cornwall 2005, Suffolk South 2010 for UKIP. Contested Highlands and Islands in 2007 Scottish elections. Contested UKIP leadership election in 2006, 2010. Deputy leader of UKIP 2006-2010. Rejoined the Conservative party in 2011. MEP for the East of England since 2009.
portrait
Robert Sturdy (Conservative) Born 1944, Wetherby. Educated at Ashville College, Harrogate. Former farmer. MEP for Cambridge and Bedfordshire North 1994-1999, East of England since 1999.
portrait
Andrew Duff (Liberal Democrat) Born 1950, Birkenhead. Educated at Cambridge University. Cambridge councillor 1982-1990. MEP for East of England since 1999. Awarded the OBE for services to politics 1997.
portrait
Richard Howitt (Labour) Born 1961 Reading. Educated at Oxford University. Harlow councllor 1985-1995. Contested Billericay 1987. MEP for Essex South 1994, for East of England since 1999.
portrait
Vicky Ford (Conservative) Born 1967, Omagh. Educated at Cambridge University. Contested Birmingham Northfield 2005. MEP for East of England since 2009.
portrait
Stuart Agnew (UKIP) Born 1949, Norwich. Educated at Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. Farmer. Contested Mid Norfolk 2001, Norfolk North 2005, Broadland 2010.


.

Candidates announced so far for the 2014 European election are here.

Comments - 104 Responses on “Europe Eastern”
  1. Off topic but I notice a poster from several years ago on this thread called Ben Foley.

    I imagine he is the same man who is now my local councillor, for the Green Party on Bedford Borough Council.

    Hi Ben! I voted for you 🙂

  2. Yeah he is – he sometimes mentioned being a green member in Bedford.

  3. Declartion.

    Britain Elects
    ‏ @britainelects
    4m4 minutes ago

    East of England

    Brexit- 37.8% – 3 seats
    LDem: 22.6% – 2 seats
    Grn: 12.7% – 1 seat
    Con: 10.2% – 1 seat
    Lab: 8.7% – 0 seats
    ChUK: 3.7% – 0 seats
    UKIP: 3.4% – 0 seats

  4. It’s a funny old evening. The tabloids will write this up as hugely successful night for BXP…and yet the combined vote for the Libs, Greens and Change UK is actually higher than the BXP total. And all this in a pretty strongly Leave region.

Leave a Reply

NB: Before commenting please make sure you are familiar with the Comments Policy. UKPollingReport is a site for non-partisan discussion of polls.

You are not currently logged into UKPollingReport. Registration is not compulsory, but is strongly encouraged. Either login here, or register here (commenters who have previously registered on the Constituency Guide section of the site *should* be able to use their existing login)