This is the third in a series of six articles. They contain a brief(ish) introduction and a list of parties and candidates standing in one or two Regions for the European Elections. The first table is a list of how many MEPs each party has in each Region. Then follow the lists for the Regions. There is also a prediction of who will be elected based on a Comres poll dated 1-7 May. Those candidates are checked with a tick. If a candidate’s name is in bold then he or she is already an MEP. Many MEPs have seen the writing on the wall and have either stood down or jumped ship.
If you look carefully you may notice some family names you recognise, this may be an attempt to get relatives onto the gravy train.
This is the state of play from the last European Elections with the total number of seats per region and how they have been allocated between the parties. It will look quite a bit different, lots of blanks in the number of Tory MEPs would please me no end as well as all blanks in Chuckup’s party slots. I have not included Northern Ireland here because the system there seems to be so much different to the rest of the UK and I can’t easily make sense of it.
|East of England||7||3||1||3|
|Yorkshire & Humberside||6||2||2||2|
This is the list for the East and West Midlands Regions. JRM’s sister looks like she will board the gravy train but poor old Bill Newton Dunn, who sounds like a relation of some hack at the Sun, will have to wait for another chance. Spare a thought for Rupert Matthews, a Conservative MEP, who is unlikely to resume his place at the trough and I sincerely hope his colleague Emma McClarkin, presently predicted to survive, also falls by the wayside.
Jonathon Bullock and Margot Parker in the East Midlands plus Bill Etheridge and Jill Seymore in the West Midlands, all currently listed as being MEPs for the Brexit Party, seem to have been left behind in the rush for seats. Presumably they were elected for UKIP and jumped ship. The waters seem to be shark infested.
Poor old Stephen Dorrell who has migrated to Change UK in the West Midlands from the Tories seems destined to finish his days in obscurity , Chuckup’s vehicle is foundering badly.
East Midlands Region
|Jonathan Deryck Bullock||√|
|Matthew Richard Patten|
|Tracy Selina Knowles|
|Anna Louisa Bailey|
|Marianne Jane Overton|
|Daniel Anthony Simpson|
|Pearl Winifred Clarke|
|Bill Newton Dunn|
|Simon Louis Rood|
West Midlands Region
|Laura Mann Kevehazi|
|Ansar Ali Khan|
|Jennifer Eileen Gray|
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