East of England (European Parliament constituency)

constituency of the European Parliament

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

BoundariesEdit

The constituency was in-charge 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.