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Elections & MEPs

All the relevant information you need on your MEPs and the upcoming European Elections in 2019.

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European Elections

EP voting
In England, Scotland and Wales the voting system for the European elections is the d'Hondt system of proportional representation - regional closed list. In Northern Ireland the system is Single Transferable Vote.
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Spokespeople from some of the wide range of industry groups, trade associations, and civil society organisations which now liaise with the European Parliament and MEPs as a matter of course. They are experts in their own spheres who understand how the Parliament affects the way the UK operates. Contact details are also provided and those mentioned are happy to speak to the media.
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Your MEPs

There are 73 UK MEPs. They are elected in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Other EU member states elect MEPs from their countries. Elections take place every 5 years and the next elections will be held in 2019. The UK is divided into 12 electoral regions made up of the nations and regions of the UK. Each region has between 3 and 10 MEPs and each MEP in a region represents each person living there.

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What do MEPs do?

Your MEPs are your elected representatives in the EU and they represent your interests and those of your city or region in Europe. They listen to people with local and national concerns, interest groups and businesses. They can question and lobby the Commission and the Council of Ministers.

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Printable MEP Contact Details

Download a printable A4 page showing contact details for all the MEPs for each UK region.

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