UKIP wins Euro Election in the Anglia region

UKIP has won the European Election in the Anglia region. The party has three MEPs in the Eastern region and a further two in the East Midlands.

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UKIP win the European Election in the East Midlands

UKIP has won the European Election in the East Midlands, which includes Northampton.

UKIP gets two seats, the Conservatives also get two and Labour were allocated 1 MEP seat.

UKIP took 33% of the vote with the Tories coming second with 26%. Labour were just behind with 25%, the Greens got 6% knocking the Liberal Democrats into fifth place with 5% of the vote.

The Liberal Democrats have lost their East Midlands seat - Bill Newton Dunn was first elected to the European Parliament in 1999.

The Eastern region's seven new MEPs

The seven MEPs for the Eastern region after the 2014 election. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Five of the seven MEPs for the Eastern region will be returning to the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg. They will be joined by two new faces from UKIP.

UKIP won the Eastern region vote and were allocated three seats - one more than in 2009.

The Conservatives also have three MEPs - the same number they won at the last European Election.

Labour were allocated the final place. The Liberal Democrat MEP Andrew Duff lost the seat he first won in 1999.

UKIP tops Euro poll in the East

UKIP have won the European Election in the Eastern region taking 34.5% of the vote.

The party was allocated three MEPs - Patrick O'Flynn, Stuart Agnew and Tim Aker.

The Conservatives came second with 28.4% of the vote and were allocated three seats.

Their MEPs are Vicky Ford, Geoffrey Van Orden and David Campbell Bannerman.

Labour took 17.3% of the vote and got one MEP - Richard Howitt.

The Liberal Democrats were pushed into fifth place by the Greens but neither party had enough votes to be allocated a seat.

That means Lib Dem MEP Andrew Duff loses his seat in the European Parliament after 15 years.

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