Seats by political group: 1989-1994 United Kingdom - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
S 46
ARC 1
PPE 1
ED 32
NI 1

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • S - Socialist Group
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • LDR - Liberal and Democratic Reformist Group
  • ED - European Democratic Group
  • V - The Green Group in the European Parliament
  • GUE - Group for the European United Left
  • RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance
  • DR - Technical Group of the European Right
  • CG - Left Unity
  • ARC - Rainbow Group in the European Parliament
  • NI - Non-attached Members

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Breakdown by national parties and political groups: 1989-1994 United Kingdom - Constitutive session

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
S - Socialist Group 46
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Lab. Labour Party 45
SDLP Social Democratic and Labour Party  1
ED - European Democratic Group 32
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Cons Conservative Party  32
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UUP Ulster Unionist Party 1
ARC - Rainbow Group in the European Parliament 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
SNP Scottish National Party  1
NI - Non-attached Members 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
DUP Democratic Unionist Party  1

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

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MEPs' gender balance by year United Kingdom - Constitutive session

National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
United Kingdom European Union
Year Women Men Women Men
1979 14% 86% 16% 84%
1984 15% 85% 18% 82%
1989 15% 85% 19% 81%
1994 18% 82% 26% 74%
1999 24% 76% 30% 70%
2004 26% 74% 31% 69%
2009 33% 67% 35% 65%
2014 41% 59% 37% 63%
2019 47% 53% 41% 59%
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Turnout by year United Kingdom - Final results

National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year United Kingdom European Union
1979 32.35% 61.99%
1984 32.57% 58.98%
1989 36.37% 58.41%
1994 36.43% 56.67%
1999 24.00% 49.51%
2004 38.52% 45.47%
2009 34.70% 42.97%
2014 35.60% 42.61%
2019 36.90% 50.62%
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