European selection results – complete

The English Party is today counting the ballot to select our candidates for the nine English Euro Regions for the 2014 Euro elections. The Scottish and Welsh Parties are running their selections separately, and their results will be announced separately.

The results are listed below. The detailed STV results will be available later and we’ll put the web link in when it is available.

East of England

    1. Andrew Duff
    2. Josephine Hayes
    3. Belinda Brooks-Gordon
    4. Stephen Robinson
    5. Michael Green
    6. Linda Jack
    7. Hugh Annand

East Midlands

    1. Bill Newton Dunn
    2. Issan Ghazni
    3. Phil Knowles
    4. George Smid
    5. Deborah Newton-Cook

London

    1. Sarah Ludford
    2. Jonathan Fryer
    3. Richard Davis
    4. Anuja Prashar
    5. Rosina Robson
    6. Turhan Ozen
    7. Simon James
    8. Matt McLaren

North East

    1. Angelika Schneider
    2. Owen Temple
    3. Christian Vassie

North West

    1. Chris Davies
    2. Helen Foster-Grime
    3. Jo Crotty
    4. Qassim Afzal
    5. Jane Brophy
    6. Sue McGuire
    7. Gordon Lishman
    8. Neil Christian

South East

    1. Catherine Bearder
    2. Anthony Hook
    3. Dinti Batstone
    4. Giles Goodall
    5. Ian Bearder
    6. Allis Moss
    7. Steve Sollitt
    8. Bruce Tennent
    9. John Vincent
    10. Alan Bullion

South West

    1. Sir Graham Watson
    2. Kay Barnard
    3. Brian Mathew
    4. Andrew Wigley
    5. Jay Risbridger

The sixth place on the Regional list is to be nominated by the Liberal Party of Gibraltar.

West Midlands

    1. Phil Bennion
    2. Jonathan Webber
    3. Christine Tinker
    4. Ayoub Khan
    5. Tim Bearder
    6. Joanna Corbin
    7. Neville Farmer

Yorkshire and the Humber

    1. Edward McMillan-Scott
    2. James Monaghan
    3. Joe Otten
    4. Chris Foote-Wood
    5. Jacqueline Bell
    6. vacant
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19 Comments

  • liberal neil 1st Dec '12 - 4:23pm

    I’m going to go out on a limb here and predict that Catherine Bearder will just squeak home in the South East ;-)

  • Jonathan Davies 1st Dec '12 - 4:24pm

    More detailed figures are in the Members’ Forum (in the Candidates’ Selection topic)

  • How many votes were cast, and how do they compare with last time?

  • Issan Ghazni name misspelt
    http://issanghazni.wordpress.com/

  • Dinti Batstone 2nd Dec '12 - 4:17pm

    Anyone who wants to see the full details of the results can find them here http://www.crosenstiel.webspace.virginmedia.com/eu12/eu12se.htm

  • Tony Dawson 2nd Dec '12 - 5:51pm

    @Mark Valladares :

    “i.e. the additional requirement for one BAME candidate to be placed in the top four, two in the top six. ”

    Is that legal ie not discriminating against people on racial grounds? Could someone quote the ‘authority’?

  • Jonathan Davies 2nd Dec '12 - 9:21pm

    Under the Equality Act 2010, the Party can legally use positive action in relation to particular under-represented groups as identified in the Act. For the purposes of these selections, the English Candidates Committee decided to adopt positive action for black, Asian and ethnic minority candidates.

  • Simon McGrath 2nd Dec '12 - 9:56pm

    Racism is racism whatever the reasons for it.
    can you clarify the definition of ethnic minority used ?

  • Very disappointed with the ‘positive’ discrimination rules, of which I wasn’t even aware when I voted.

    Regional members vote for the best candidates and then the English Party essentially says they don’t like those results and rearranges them. Disgraceful!

  • Out of curiosity, why is position 6 on the Yorkshire & Humber list shown as “vacant”?

    I know it is the last position but still…

  • Liam – this readjustment does nothing to have more BAME candidates on our Euro lists or to get more BAME candidates into positions where they are likely to get elected.

  • Rebecca,

    Thanks for the explanation.

    I presume the slot will be filled before the election. It gives the impression there are either less than 6 Members in Y&H (!) or else that the members there are just very shy. :-)

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