Ukip and the Conservatives have each won three seats in the Eastern region, with the Lib Dems failing to retain their seat.
Labour has retained their seat in the region.
Today EU leaders voted to back Jean-Claude Juncker as new president of the very powerful EU commission, which looks like business as usual.
In Essex the potential damage Ukip could do to Miliband's Downing Street elections is clear. He is there listening to voter's concerns.
The EU parliament is about to welcome the most Eurosceptic and right-wing intake in its history.