EU ELECTIONS: Ukip win Brentwood's EU election vote

EU ELECTIONS: Ukip win Brentwood's EU election vote

EU ELECTIONS: Ukip win Brentwood's EU election vote

First published in Local news Brentwood Weekly News: Matt Abbott by , Chief Reporter

UKIP has triumphed in Brentwood's EU vote, taking 37.5 per cent of the share.

The Conservative party came second in Thursday's ballot, earning 32.8 per cent of the vote.

Labour came third, the Liberal Democrats fourth and the Green Party fifth.

Ukip also came out on top in the Eastern region as a whole, taking 35 per cent of the vote.

The Conservatives took 28 per cent, Labour 17 per cent and the Green Party eight per cent.

This means that the Eastern region - which includes Brentwood - will be represented in the European Parliament by three Ukip members three Conservative members and one Labour member.

Full breakdown of the vote in Brentwood:

An Independence from Europe-UK Independence Now 369

British National Party - Fighting Unsustainable Housing Because We Care 194

Christian Peoples Alliance 191

Conservative party - For real change in Europe 7,469

English Democrats - I'm English, NOT British, NOT European! 295

Green Party 1,439

Labour Party 2,349

Liberal Democrats 1,883

NO2EU-Yes to Workers' Rights 37

UK Independence Party (UKIP) 8,521

Number of votes: 22,747, turn out: 39 per cent

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