East of England (European Parliament constituency)

constituency of the European Parliament

East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 7 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.

BoundariesEdit

The constituency corresponds to the East of England region of the United Kingdom, comprising the ceremonial counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

HistoryEdit

It was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies.