European Parliament: Elections

Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 11th January 2019.

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Photo of Lord Kilclooney Lord Kilclooney Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government on what date in May 2019 the European elections will be held; and how they anticipate that date will change if the UK's withdrawal from the EU is postponed.

Photo of Lord Callanan Lord Callanan Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union)

The European Parliament elections will begin on Thursday 23 May and end on Sunday 26 May. The Government has been clear that the UK will cease to be a member of the European Union on 29 March 2019. As such, the United Kingdom will not be participating in the European Parliament Elections.

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