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Labour doubles number of London MEPs in European elections

PUBLISHED: 07:00 28 May 2014

Labour is celebrating after doubling its number of London MEPs in this year’s European elections.

The results came in at 3am on Monday, after a marathon wait for the votes to be counted in Tower Hamlets.

The Conservatives lost one of their three MEPs, the single Liberal Democrat MEP lost the seat that she has held since 1999, and Ukip and Green Party both retained a single seat each.

Labour won 37 per cent of the vote in London, with 310,000 more votes than the Conservative Party, while the Conservatives won 22 per cent in London, followed by Ukip with 17 per cent, the Green Party with 9 per cent and the Liberal Democrats with 7.


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