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European Parliament constituency
Wales (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2007
Location amongst the 2007 constituencies
British Isles United Kingdom WA highlighted.svg
Shown in the United Kingdom
Created 1999
MEP(s) 5 (1999 - 2004)
4 (2004 - present)
Member State United Kingdom
Source(s) [1][2]

Wales is a constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 4 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.



The constituency corresponds to the country of Wales, one of the four constituent nations of the United Kingdom.


It was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies. These were Mid and West Wales, North Wales, South Wales Central, South Wales East, and South Wales West.

Members of the European Parliament


1999 - 2004

MEP's Name Political Party
Jill Evans Plaid Cymru
Jonathan Evans Conservative
Glenys Kinnock Labour
Eluned Morgan Labour
Eurig Wyn Plaid Cymru

2004 - 2009

MEP's Name Political Party
Jill Evans Plaid Cymru
Jonathan Evans Conservative
Glenys Kinnock Labour
Eluned Morgan Labour

2009 - 2014

MEP's Name Political Party
John Bufton UK Independence
Jill Evans Plaid Cymru
Kay Swinburne Conservative
Derek Vaughan Labour

Election results


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Elected candidates are shown in bold. Brackets indicate the number of votes per seat won.

European Election 2009: Wales[1][2]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Conservative Kay Swinburne, Evan Price, Emma Greenow, David Chipp 145,193 21.2 +1.8
Labour Derek Vaughan, Lisa Stevens, Rachel Maycock, Leighton Veale 138,852 20.3 -12.2
Plaid Cymru Jill Evans, Eurig Wyn, Ioan Bellin, Natasha Asghar 126,702 18.5 +1.1
UKIP John Bufton, David Bevan, Kevin Mahoney, David Rowlands 87,585 12.8 +2.3
Liberal Democrat Alan Butt Phillip, Kevin O'Connor, Nick Tregoning, Jackie Radford 73,082 10.7 +0.2
Green Jake Griffiths, Kay Roney, Ann Were, John Matthews 38,160 5.6 +2.0
BNP Ennys Hughes, Laurence Read, Clive Bennett, Kevin Edwards 37,114 5.4 +2.5
Christian Party Jeffrey Green, David Griffiths, Alun Owen, John Harrold 13,037 1.9 N/A
Socialist Labour Robert English, Richard Booth, Liz Screen, Judith Sambrook 12,402 1.8 N/A
NO2EU Robert Griffiths, Rob Williams, Laura Picand, Trevor Jones 8,600 1.3 N/A
Jury Team Paul Sabanskis, James Eustace, Neil Morgan, Steven Partridge 3,793 0.6 N/A
Turnout 684,520 30.4 -11.0
European Election 2004: Wales[3]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Labour Glenys Kinnock, Eluned Morgan, Gareth Williams, Gwennan Jeremiah 297,810 (148,905) 32.5 +0.6
Conservative Jonathan Evans, Owen Williams, Felicity Elphick, Albert Fox 177,771 19.4 −3.3
Plaid Cymru Jill Evans, Jon Blackwood, Eilian Williams, Gwenllian Lansdowne 159,888 17.4 −12.2
UKIP David Rowlands, Clive Easton, Elizabeth Phillips, Timothy Jenkins 96,677 10.5 +7.4
Liberal Democrat David John Williams, Alison Goldsworthy, Nicholas Tregoning, Nilmini Priyanga de Silva 96,116 10.5 +2.3
Green Martyn Shrewsbury, Molly Scott Cato, David Bradney, Dorienne Robinson 32,761 3.6 +1.0
BNP John Walker, Pauline Gregory, James Roberts, Mark Stringfellow[4] 27,135 3.0 N/A
Forward Wales Ron Davies, Wendy Paintsil, Janet Williams, Graham Jones 17,280 1.9 N/A
Christian Democratic Party Catherine Smith, Christine West, Joseph Biddulph, Robert Evans 6,821 0.7 N/A
Respect Helen Griffin, Huw Williams, Raja Gul Raiz, Taran O'Sullivan 5,427 0.6 N/A
Turnout 917,686 41.4 +12.4
European Election 1999: Wales[5]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Labour Glenys Kinnock, Eluned Morgan, Joe Wilson, Gareth Williams, Jane Hutt 199,690 (99,845) 31.9 N/A
Plaid Cymru Jill Evans, Eurig Wyn, Marc Phillips, Susanna Perkins, Owain Llywelyn 185,235 (92,617.5) 29.6 N/A
Conservative Jonathan Evans, Chris Butler, Owen John Williams, Robert Buckland, Edmund Hayward 142,631 22.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Roger Roberts, Peter Price, Alistair Cameron, Juliana Hughes, John Dixon 51,283 8.2 N/A
UKIP Dai Rees, Niall Warry, Idris Richard Francis, Alan Barham, David Lloyd 19,702 3.1 N/A
Green Molly Scott Cato, Klaus Armstrong-Braun, Sue Walker, Rachel Kalela, John Matthews 16,146 2.6 N/A
Pro-Euro Conservative William Powell, Jennifer Harris, Antonio Fernandes-Vidal, Alan Morris, Christopher Hodgkinson 5,834 0.9 N/A
Socialist Labour Elizabeth Screen, Darren Hickery, Stephen Bell, Miriam Bowen, George Tafarides 4,283 0.7 N/A
Natural Law David Hughes, Brian Francis, Helen Evans, Andrea Jarman, John Ashforth 1,621 0.3 N/A
Turnout 626,425 29.0 N/A



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