West Midlands

Turnout 33.1%


  • CON Philip Bradbourn
  • CON Anthea McIntyre
  • LAB Neena Gill
  • LAB Siôn Simon
  • UKIP Jim Carver
  • UKIP Bill Etheridge
  • UKIP Jill Seymour

Parties shown in alphabetical order


Party Votes % MEPs change +/-
UK Independence Party Votes 428,010 Votes Percentage 31.49 (+10.23) MEPs 3 MEPs +/- +1
Labour Votes 363,033 Votes Percentage 26.71 (+9.71) MEPs 2 MEPs +/- +1
Conservative Votes 330,470 Votes Percentage 24.31 (-3.77) MEPs 2 MEPs +/- -1
Liberal Democrat Votes 75,648 Votes Percentage 5.57 (-6.48) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- -1
Green Votes 71,464 Votes Percentage 5.26 (-0.99) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- 0
An Independence From Europe Votes 27,171 Votes Percentage 2.00 (0.00) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- 0
We Demand a Referendum Votes 23,426 Votes Percentage 1.72 (0.00) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- 0
British National Party Votes 20,643 Votes Percentage 1.52 (-7.11) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- 0
English Democrats Votes 12,832 Votes Percentage 0.94 (-1.35) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- 0
NO2EU Votes 4,653 Votes Percentage 0.34 (-0.61) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- 0
Harmony Party Votes 1,857 Votes Percentage 0.14 (0.00) MEPs 0 MEPs +/- 0

Latest updates West Midlands (European Parliament constituency)



'He changed my life'

Frank O'Sullivan, who started Birmingham City Boxing Club in 1956, wins the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award for the West Midlands.



UKIP MEP pulls out of leadership race

The West Midlands Euro MP, Bill Etheridge, has announced he's withdrawing from UKIP's leadership contest.

The politician, who's seen as being a moderate within the party, says he's still to decide which of the other candidates he'll support.



UKIP MEP's general election decision 'not related to poor local election showing'

A Worcester-based UKIP MEP says it was "an unhappy coincidence" that his decision not to run in the general election was coming out as initial local election results also showed a party wipe-out in seats in Hampshire and Essex. 

Jim Carver, an MEP for the West Midlands, had already resigned as his party's foreign affairs spokesman over its "misguided" manifesto pledge to ban the wearing of the burka.

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Mr Carver contested the Stourbridge seat at the last general election in 2015, coming third with more than 7,000 votes.

You can follow the latest results across the country on the BBC local election live page.     


UKIP MEP says he won't stand in general election

Phil Maiden
Reporter, BBC Hereford & Worcester

The West Midlands UKIP MEP, Jim Carver, has told the BBC he won't be standing as a candidate at the general election.

The Worcester-based politician resigned as his party's foreign affairs spokesman over what he called its "misguided" plan to ban the wearing of the burka. 

You know my personal position over a policy so I made the decision I won't be standing."
Jim Carver, UKIP MEP



Plan for £392m 'Midlands Engine' revealed

The Black Country, Derby city centre, Sherwood Forest and Warwick Arts Centre to receive investment.



Six-figure payout for cancer death family

Wayne Evans died after an inoperable tumour was found, three years after tests had first taken place.



West Midlands Police baton use 'may have been fatal' after football game

Louise Hancock
Newsreader, BBC WM

There's been allegations that officers used excessive force and misused their batons on football fans.

More than 100 supporters were caught up in clashes with police after Wolves' home match against Birmingham City on Friday.   

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Media captionPolice baton use 'potentially unlawful'

A former policeman, who was at the game, says what he witnessed should not have happened. 

Nick Glynn said someone " could've died " when police used batons.

West Midlands Police are investigating.



Tesco promotions short-change shoppers

The supermarket giant promises to check prices at over 3,500 shops following a BBC investigation.



Mechanic jailed for 'chop shop' car yard

Police say there was evidence that at least 22 stolen vehicles had passed through the car yard.



Work 'progressing' on garden city plans

Work is progressing on a scheme to build more than 45,000 new homes, bosses say, despite a bid for funding being rejected.
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