South East Euro Candidates 2014

The South East returns ten MEPs, the largest region in the UK. In 2009 it returned four Conservative MEPs, two UKIP, two Liberal Democrats, one Green and one Labour. Marta Andreasen, the second UKIP MEP, defected to the Conservatives after falling out with Nigel Farage and will stand on the Conservative list at this election. Full results for 2009 are here.

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ANNELIESE DODDS (Labour) Born 1978, Scotland. Educated at Oxford University. University lecturer. Contested Billericay 2005, Reading East 2010.
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JOHN HOWARTH (Labour) Born 1958, Newcastle. Businessman. Berkshire councillor 1993-1998. Reading councillor 2001-2007.Contested Thames Valley 1994 European election, South East Region 1999 European election.
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EMILY WESTLEY (Labour) Born 1977, Glasgow. Educated at Sussex University. Legal secretary. Hastings councillor since 2010.
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JAMES SWINDLEHURST (Labour) Slough councillor since 2002.
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FARAH NAZEER (Labour) Born in East London. Educated at University College London. Director of External affairs for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Newham councillor.

6. James Watkins 7. Maggie Hughes
8. Christopher Clark 9. Karen Landles
10. Tracey Hill
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DAN HANNAN (Conservative) Born 1971, Peru. Educated at Marlborough College and Oxford University. Former journalist and speechwriter. MEP for South East England since 1999.
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NIRJ DEVA (Conservative) Born 1948, Sri Lanka. Educated at Loughborough University. MP for Brentford and Isleworth 1992-1997. MEP for South East England since 1999.. Appointed Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Greater London in 1985.
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RICHARD ASHWORTH (Conservative) Born 1947, Folkestone. Educated at Kings School Canterbury and Searle-Hayne College. Dairy farmer. Contested North Devon 1997. MEP for South East England since 1999.
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MARTA ANDREASEN (Conservative) Born 1954, Argentina. Former chief accountant of the EU, fired in 2005 for criticising EU accounting policies. MEP for South East England since 2009. Originally elected for UKIP she defected to the Conservatives in 2013 after falling out with Nigel Farage.
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RICHARD ROBINSON (Conservative) Educated at Sir Joseph Williamsons Mathematical School and Salford University. Investment consultant. Former Rochester councillor. Contested South East England 2004, 2009 European elections.

6. Graham Knight 7. Julie Marson
8. George Jeffrey 9. Rory Love
10. Adrian Pepper
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CATHERINE BEARDER (Liberal Democrat) Born 1949. Educated at St Christophers Letchworth. Former Cherwell councillor, former Oxfordshire councillor. Contested Banbury 1997, Henley 2001. Contested South East region 1999, 2005. MEP for South East England since 2009.
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ANTONY HOOK (Liberal Democrat) Born 1980. Educated at Dover Grammar School for Boys and University College London. Barrister. Contested Dover 2001, 2005. Contested South East 2009 European election.
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DINTI BATSTONE (Liberal Democrat) Educated at Rugby School and Cambridge University. Lawyer and businesswoman. Contested London 2009 European election.
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GILES GOODALL (Liberal Democrat) Born in West Sussex. Educated at Royal Hollway. Head of media at the European Commission justice department.
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IAN BEARDER (Liberal Democrat) Born 1978, Hertford Heath. Educated at Bournemouth University. Communications officer.

6. Allison Moss 7. Steven Sollitt
8. Bruce Tennent 9. John Vincent
10. Alan Bullion
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NIGEL FARAGE (UKIP) Born 1964, Farnborough. Educated at Dulwich College. Former commodity broker. Contested Itchen, Test and Avon 1994 European election, Eastleigh by-election 1994, Salisbury 1997, Bexhill and Battle 2001, South Thanet 2005, Bromley and Chislehurst 2006 by-election, Buckingham 2010. MEP for South East England since 1999. Leader of UKIP 2006-2009 and since 2010.
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JANICE ATKINSON (UKIP) Press advisor. Contested Batley and Spen 2010 for the Conservatives (as Janice Small).
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DIANE JAMES (UKIP) Healthcare consultant. Waverley councillor since 2006, originally elected as an independent. Contested Eastleigh by-election 2012.
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RAY FINCH (UKIP) Engineer. Hampshire councillor. Contested Eastleigh 2010.
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DONNA EDMUNDS (UKIP) Lewes councillor since 2011, originally elected as a Conservative. Defected to UKIP in 2013.

6. Patricia Culligan 7. Nigel Jones
8. Alan Stevens 9. Simon Strutt
10. Barry Cooper
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KEITH TAYLOR (Green) Born 1953, Southend. Brighton and Hove councillor 1999-2010. Contested Brighton Pavilion 2001, 2005. MEP since 2010, succeeding upon Caroline Lucas`s election to Parliament.
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ALEXANDRA PHILLIPS (Green) Teacher. Brighton and Hove councillor since 2009.

3. Derek Wall 4. Jason Kitcat
5. Miriam Kennet 6. Beverley Golden
7. Jonathan Essex 8. Jonathan Kent
9. Stuart Jeffrey 10. Ray Cunningham
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JOHN ROBINSON (BNP) Painter and decorator.
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GAVIN MILLER (BNP)

3. Eric Elliott 4. John Moore
5. Alwyn Deacon 6. Anthony Bamber
7. Brenda Waterhouse 8. Mark Jones
9. Jack Renshaw 10. Yvonne Deacon
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STEVE UNCLES (English Democrats) Born 1964, Blackheath. Educated at Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar. Project manager. Contested South East region in 2004, 2009 European elections region. Contested Bromley and Chislehurst by-election 2006, Gravesham 2010. Contested South Wales West 2007 Welsh elections. Contested Londonwide list in 2008 London elections. Contested Kent 2013 police commissioner election.

2. Julia Gasper 3. Amanda Hopwood
4. Simone Clark 5. Steve Clegg
6. Milly Uncles 7. Mike Russell
8. Mike Tibby 9. Doreen Dye
10. William James
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DAVE CHESHAM (Socialist Party of GB)

2. Rob Cox 3. Les Courtney
4. Sean Deegan 5. Max Hess
6. Claudia Hogg-Blake 7. Danny Lambert
8. Andy Matthews 9. Howard Pilott
10. Mike Young
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PAUL WESTON (Liberty GB) Born 1963, Malaysia. Educated at Fosters Grammar School, Sherborne. Contested Cities of London and Westminster 2010 for UKIP.

2. Enza Ferreri 3. Jack Buckby
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LAURENCE STASSEN (An Independence from Europe) Born 1971, Sittard. Former television presenter. MEP for the Netherlands since 2009, originally elected for the Party for Freedom (PVV).. Resigned from the PVV in March 2014 over comments Geert Wilders had made abour Moroccans.

2. Joyce Nattrass 3. Paul Godfrey
4. Alan Sheath 5. Ken Holtom
6. Mark Henry 7. Keith Vernon
8. Michaelina Argy 9. Seana Connolly
10. Dorothy Sheath
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NORMAN BURNETT (CPA) Born 1964. Educated at Picardy School. Outreach worker and bus driver.

2. Suzanne Fernandes 3. Flora Amar
4. Rev Anthony 5. Dorothy Mugara
6. Kayode Shedowo 7. Bridget Oyekan
8. Nnenna St Luce 9. Chikka Roja
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JOHN MORRIS (Peace Party) Born 1938, London. Contested Guildford 1997, 2001, 2005, 2010. South East 2009 European elections.

2. Jim Duggan 3. Julie Roxburgh
4. Jeff Bolam 5. Geoff Pay
6. David Brown 7. Keith Scott
8. Imdad Hussain 9. Munim Choudhury
10. Charles Wilkinson
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JULIAN JAMES (YourVOICE) Educated at Royal Grammar School Guildford and BRNC Dartmouth. IT and business services consultant.

2. Rachel Ling 3. Fulvia James
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JEAN-LOUIS PASCUAL (Roman Party Ave!) Born in France. Educated at Thames Valley University. Bus driver. Contested South East region 2009 European election.
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TERRY LEACH (Harmony Party)

2. Raymond Crick
Comments - 102 Responses on “South East European Candidates 2014”
  1. I know they won in B&H (it was on the BBC map thingy) with Greens second. No figures yet.

  2. Actually, B&H has been reported on in the local media:

    http://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2014/05/26/labour-celebrates-european-poll-success-in-brighton-and-hove/30223

    Big rise in votes for Labour, although there were increases for the Tories and UKIP too.

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