Tories pip UKIP to gain more votes in Cheshire East Euro election breakdown

Crewe Guardian: Tories pip UKIP to gain more votes in Cheshire East Euro election breakdown Tories pip UKIP to gain more votes in Cheshire East Euro election breakdown

THE Conservative Party won the most votes in Cheshire East in the European Elections over the weekend, beating UKIP by almost 3,000 votes.

On Sunday it was announced that the eight MEPs elected in the north west were made up of three Labour, three UKIP and two Labour.

They are Theresa Griffin, Afzal Khan and Julie Ward from the Labour Party.

Paul Nuttall, Louise Bours and Steven Woolfe from UKIP and Jacqueline Foster and Sajjad Karim from the Conservative Party.

The percentage turnout for the local counting area for Cheshire East Borough Council was 32.6 per cent.

Key: Number of votes in Cheshire East (% share)

An Independence from Europe: 1,089 (1.18%).

British National Party: 1,117 (1.21%). 

Conservative Party: 30,893 (33.36%).

English Democrats: 1,022 (1.10%).

Green Party: 6,976 (7.53%).

Labour Party: 16,797 (18.14%). 

Liberal Democrats: 5,937 (6.41%).

NO2EU -Yes to Workers' Rights: 217 (0.23%). 

The Pirate Party UK: 438 (0.47%). 

Socialist Equality Party: 171 (0.18%).

UK Independence Party (UKIP): 27,940 (30.17%).

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