European Parliament

The European Parliament represents people living in the 28 member countries of the European Union (EU). It has powers in a range of areas that affect member countries such as animal rights, consumer rights, the environment, international trade, regional economic development, and workers' rights.

The UK is represented by 73 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). For the purposes of the European Parliament election, the whole of Scotland is classed as one electoral region and we are represented by six MEPs.

The following MEPs were elected on Thursday 23 May 2019 and take up their seats at the start of the new parliamentary session in July 2019:

Seat 1
Alyn Smith
Scottish National Party (SNP)

Seat 2
Christian Allard
Scottish National Party (SNP)

Seat 3
Louis Stedman-Bryce
The Brexit Party

Seat 4
Sheila Ewan Ritchie
Liberal Democrats

Seat 5
Aileen McLeod
Scottish National Party (SNP)

Seat 6
Noshenna Mobarik
Conservative and Unionist Party