Green Party (England and Wales)

European elections: anti-EU forces and Green wave
From the predicted rise of anti-EU forces to a 'Green wave', BBC Brussels reporter Adam Fleming looks at what went on across Europe.

Magid Magid becomes Green Party MEP

Magid Magid
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Magid Magid

Sheffield's flamboyant former Lord Mayor Magid Magid has been elected an MEP by the Yorkshire and the Humber electorate.

A former refugee, Mr Magid was Sheffield City Council's first Green Party mayor and its youngest at 29.

He took to Twitter to thank voters after the result was announced:

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And the award for best performance goes to...

Professor Sir John Curtice

Polling expert

The highest Brexit Party votes have occurred in Castle Point (59%), Boston (56%), South Holland (55%).

The best Lib Dem performances occurred in Gibraltar (77%) Richmond upon Thames (52%) and Kingston upon Thames (47%).

The best Green performances were in Brighton and Hove (36%), Bristol (35%) and Stroud (28%).

Green UK success emulated in Europe

Professor Sir John Curtice

Polling expert

The success of the Green Party in the UK has been emulated in many other EU countries.

On average the votes of Green parties is up by 2.5 points compared with 2014 and has increased in particular in Germany (10 points), Finland (7 points), Lithuania (6 points).