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Herefordshire and Shropshire (European Parliament constituency)

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Herefordshire and Shropshire (European Parliament constituency)

Prior to its uniform adoption of proportional representation in 1999, the United Kingdom used first-past-the-post for the European elections in England, Scotland and Wales. The European Parliament constituencies used under that system were smaller than the later regional constituencies and only had one Member of the European Parliament each.

The constituency of Herefordshire and Shropshire was one of them.

It consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Hereford, Leominster, Ludlow, North Shropshire, Shrewsbury and Atcham, The Wrekin, and Wyre Forest.[1]

David Hallam of Labour was the sole representative for the constituency during its entire existence. His election in 1994 was somewhat of a surprise as the area was widely assumed to be safely Conservative.


Election Member Party
1994 David Hallam Labour

Election results

European Parliament election, 1994: Herefordshire and Shropshire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Hallam 76,120 36.7 N/A
Conservative Sir Christopher Prout 74,270 35.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat J.Y. Gallagher 44,130 21.2 N/A
Green Miss F.M. Norman 11,578 5.6 N/A
Natural Law T.W. Mercer 1,480 0.7 N/A
Majority 1,850 0.9
Labour win (new seat)


  1. ^ "David Boothroyd's United Kingdom Election Results". Retrieved 2008-01-20. 

External links

  • David Boothroyd's United Kingdom Election Results

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