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Siôn Simon was the Labour Party candidate in West Midlands in the European Parliament (UK) elections. Our volunteers have been adding information on Siôn Simon - here's everything we know so far!


Siôn Llewelyn Simon is a British Labour Party politician who was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the West Midlands from 2014 to 2019. He previously served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham Erdington from 2001 to 2010. Simon was the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Further Education from 2008 to 2009 and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Creative Industries from 2009 to 2010. He stood down at the 2010 general election to campaign for a directly elected Mayor of Birmingham, with the intent of running in the first election. In 2014 Simon was elected a Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands. In 2016 he was selected as Labour's candidate for West Midlands Mayor but was defeated in the 2017 election by 50.4% to 49.6% of the vote in the final round. In 2019, he lost his seat in the European Elections.

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(Past event) Monday 20 May 2019 19:00–21:00: Hustings for the West Midlands European Elections, Stratford-upon-Avon School CV37 9DH.

(Past event) Sunday 19 May 2019 19:00–21:00: EP Hustings - Malvern, Malvern Cube WR14 2YF.

(Past event) Wednesday 15 May 2019 19:00–20:30: Hustings for European Parliament elections, The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre B4 6AF.

(Past event) Tuesday 14 May 2019 19:30–21:00: Meet & Question the Local Candidates, All Services Club Moseley B13 9EA.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the West Midlands
  • 2017: The 2017 West Midlands mayoral election, as the Labour and Co-operative Party candidate for the West Midlands Combined Authority
  • 2014: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the West Midlands

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