UKIP and Labour claim Euro victory
Labour and the UK Independence Party both claimed victories in the European elections in the North East, while the Tories lost a leading MEP.
Labour polled 221,988 and took two seats, up one. UKIP gained a seat, returning a single MEP with 177,660 votes.
The North East's first UKIP MEP, Jonathan Arnott said voters rejected "uncontrolled immigration".
Look North's Mark Denten reports.
26 May 2014
- From the section England