There are 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Of those, 73 represent the UK with 8 elected to the London constituency.
Elections for the European Parliament take place every five years. Find out more at the European Parliament website.
The Electoral Commission website has more information about European Parliament elections.
|European Parliamentary elections||Date|
|Deadline to register to vote||Tuesday 7 May 2019|
|Deadline to apply to vote by post or to make changes to an existing postal or proxy vote||5pm Wednesday 8 May 2019|
|Deadline to apply to vote by proxy||5pm Wednesday 15 May 2019|
|First date that electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes||Friday 17 May 2019|
|Polling day||7am to 10pm Thursday 23 May 2019|
|Declaration of result||No earlier than 10pm Sunday 26 May 2019|