Labour announces lineup of MEP candidates

August 2, 2013 12:02 pm

Labour Party members have been voting over the past couple of months for the ranking order of the party’s candidates for next year’s European Elections. Existing MEPs automatically sit at the top of each regional list, with other candidates below them (based on the number of votes they received from party members). “Zipping” also comes into play in an attempt to ensure a gender balanced set of MEPs – Luke Akehurst has previously explained how the process works here. The order in which candidates are ranked is obviously important, as the higher up the list a candidate comes, the more likely they are to become an MEP.

Here are how Labour’s candidates will be ranked in each region:

East Midlands

1.    WILLMOTT, Glenis
2.    PALMER, Rory
3.    WOODINGS, Linda
4.    HADADI, Khalid
5.    BROOKS, Nicki

Eastern

1.    HOWITT, Richard
2.    MAYER, Alex
3.    MARTIN, Sandy
4.    JOSHI, Bhavna
5.    BISHOP, Paul
6.    AYUB, Naseem
7.    OSTROWSKI, Chris

London

1.    MORAES, Claude
2.    HONEYBALL, Mary
3.    ANDERSON, Lucy
4.    DANCE, Seb
5.    BARTOLETTI, Ivana
6.    JANDU, Kamaljeet
7.    ALASIA, Sanchia
8.    BIONDI, Andrea

North

1.    KIRTON-DARLING, Judith
2.    BRANNEN, Paul
3.    SHOTTON, Jayne

North West

1.    MCCARTHY, Arlene
2.    GRIFFIN, Theresa
3.    KHAN, Afzal
4.    WARD, Julie
5.    KHAN, Wajid
6.    STOGIA, Angeliki
7.    CARTER, Steve
8.    LAMB, Pascale

South East

1.    DODDS, Anneliese
2.    HOWARTH, John
3.    WESTLEY, Emily
4.    SINGH, Del
5.    NAZEER, Farah
6.    SWINDLEHURST, James
7.    HUGHES, Maggie
8.    WATKINS, James
9.    LANDLES, Karen
10.  HASSELL, Michael

South West

1.    MOODY, Clare
2.    FORD, Glyn
3.    REEDER, Ann
4.    ROBERTS, Hadleigh
5.    ROBINSON, Jude
6.    ALI, Junab

West Midlands

1.    GILL, Neena
2.    SIMON, Siôn
3.    WALTHO, Lynda
4.    KHAN, Ansar Ali
5.    HAMER, Olwen
6.    ETHAPEMI, Tony
7.    EDWARDS, Claire

Yorkshire and The Humber

1.    MCAVAN, Linda
2.    CORBETT, Richard
3.    TUNNICLIFFE , Eleanor
4.    KHAN, Asghar
5.    MIRFIN-BOUKOURIS, Helen
6.    HUGHES , Darren

Scotland

1.    MARTIN, David
2.    STIHLER, Catherine
3.    MUNN, Derek
4.    MURRAY, Katrina
5.    KHAN, Asim
6.    O’BRIEN, Kirsty

Wales

1.    VAUGHAN, Derek
2.    BRYANT, Jayne
3.    THOMAS, Alex
4.    REES, Christina

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  • FMcGonigal

    It would be interesting to see the voting figures and the turnout.

  • Brumanuensis

    I see my preferred candidates for the West Midlands were in the bottom 3. Oh well, a pity.

  • Ben Cobley

    I spoiled my ballot paper (article on the link explains why), but the London candidate I thought was genuinely interesting – Andrea Biondi – came last.

    Hey-ho, on we go.

    http://afreeleftblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/why-i-spoiled-my-labour-euro-selections.html

    • Chilbaldi

      It was predictable that he came last. I put him high up on my ballot as I thought he would be an excellent MEP. But although he is a thoroughly impressive guy the campaign wasn’t as slick as the other candidates (and a bit too academic – sadly politics doesn’t cater so much for that). Also no endorsements.

  • Alexwilliamz

    Does this theresa griffin will stop texting and emailing me. Phew. I was getting concerned she was stalking me.

  • rekrab

    David Martin! phew, talk about a job for life, he been around for yonks.

  • gunnerbear

    I live in the Yorks & Humber region and are utterly clueless as to who the people on the list are.

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