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.

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UKIP wins Euro Election in the Anglia region

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