New Green Party MEP Molly Scott Cato says she'll do her best to help to bring a green way of life to people across the region.
The economist is hoping to work on the EU's economics and agriculture committees. The Greens won a seat from the Lib Dems in the south west, and now have three British Euro-MPs, one more than last time.
The region's first Green MEP has begun work in Brussels, following her victory in last week's European Elections.
Molly Scott Cato, an economist from Stroud is hoping to work on the EU's economics and agriculture committees.
The Greens won a seat from the Lib Dems in the south west, and now have three British Euro-MPs, one more than last time.
UKIP MEP William Dartmouth says his party is the only one tackling the real problems that matter to voters.
They came out on top in the South West, which mirrored the national trend. It means they'll have two MEPs at the European Parliament.
Conservative MEP Ashley Fox says it was disappointing to lose their third seat in the European Parliament.
The party lost out to Labour. However, Mr Fox said it was a good result for a party already in government.
Results of the European election in the South West are revealed. UKIP won the most votes, while the Green Party won a first South West seatRead the full story ›
Claire Moody, who has reclaimed a European seat for the Labour Party has said it's because people are beginning to listen to Labour again.
The party doubled the vote it received at the last European Election. The new MEP also said that Labour are answering the questions that UKIP are raising.
James Cracknell has missed the chance to become an MEP for the South West.
The former Olympic rower was the Conservatives third candidate in the region. The party won two seats in the South West, with UKIP holding two, and Labour and the Green Party both picking up a seat.
Green Party candidate Molly Scott Cato says she isn't surprised by their success in the European elections.
The lead candidate from Stroud has been a member of the Greens for 23 years.
The party picked up its first ever European seat in the South West this weekend. They came in fourth place ahead of the Lib Dems nationally.
Sir Graham Watson has blamed the difficult period after the recession for the Lib Dem's poor showing at the European Elections.
He lost his seat, with UKIP holding two seats, and the Green Party gaining their first ever in the South West. It's the end of a 20 year spell as an MEP for the 58 year old.
The Liberal Democrats now have no seats in the South West at the European Parliament.
The Greens are celebrating after winning their first Euro- MP for the South West. Labour also regained a seat, with UKIP and the Tories taking two each.
UKIP took around a third of the vote, beating the Conservatives into second place in many areas. But the night was a triumph for Green party candidate Molly Scott Cato, from Stroud - but it meant defeat after 20 years in the European Parliament for veteran Liberal Democrat Sir Graham Watson.