Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom 2004-2009
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Current members[change | change source]
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Former members[change | change source]
|Name||Region||Party||Date||Reason they left|
|Chris Huhne||South East England||LibDem||11 May 2005||Left after becoming a member of the House of Commons|
|Theresa Villiers||London||Conservative||11 May 2005||Left after becoming a member of the House of Commons|
|Phillip Whitehead||East Midlands||Labour||31 December 2005||Died|
|Terry Wynn||North West England||Labour||27 August 2006||Left after becoming aged 60|
Notes[change | change source]
- Jim Allister was as a member of the Democratic Unionist Party, but left on 27 March 2007 after they made a power-sharing executive in the Northern Ireland Assembly with Sinn Féin.
- Sharon Bowles replaced Chris Huhne on 12 May, 2005.
- Daniel Hannan was expelled from the EPP-ED group on 19 February 2008.
- He voted to censure the European Commission and was suspended from the Conservative Party from 26 May 2005 to 13 September 2006. He was made to leave the EPP–ED group and has not joined again.
- Syed Kamall replaced Theresa Villiers on 12 May, 2005.
- He was a Liberal Democrat but left and joined the Conservative Party on 26 November 2007.
- Robert Kilroy-Silk was elected as a member of UKIP, and sat in the Independence and Democracy group. He left UKIP on 27 October 2004 and started Veritas on 2 February 2005.
- Ashley Mote was a member of UKIP, and sat in the Independence and Democracy group. He was suspended on 16 July 2004 and sat as a Non-inscrit member until starting the Identity, Tradition, Sovereignty group in January 2007. It does not exist now.
- Terry Wynn left on 27 August 2006 and Brian Simpson took his place.
- Phillip Whitehead died on 31 December 2005, and Glenis Willmott took his seat on 1 January 2006.