East of England (European Parliament constituency) facts for kids

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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.

Boundaries

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.

History

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


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