Labour retain seat as Greens and BNP close in

There has been no change in how the East of England is represented in Europe after the incumbents were returned to their seats in Brussels. The results of the European elections came in last night showing the Conservatives have retained three seats, UKIP

There has been no change in how the East of England is represented in Europe after the incumbents were returned to their seats in Brussels.

The results of the European elections came in last night showing the Conservatives have retained three seats, UKIP two, and the Lib Dems and Labour one each.

The Conservatives share of the vote was up 0.4 per cent while Labour's dropped 5.8 per cent. All parties that did not secure a seat increased their percentage of the vote compared to 2005.

The results are as follows:


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Conservative: 500,331

Geoffrey Van Orden, Robert Sturdy, Victoria Ford

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UKIP: 313,921

David Bannerman, John Agnew

Lib Dems: 221,235

Andrew Duff

Labour: 167,833

Richard Howitt

Green Party: 141,016

BNP: 97,013

United Kingdom First: 38,185

English Democrat: 32,211

Christian Party 24,646

No2EU: 13,939

Socialist Labour Party: 13,599

Animals Count: 13,291

Libertas: 9,940

Independent - Peter Rigby: 9,916

Jury Team: 6,354

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