There are 73 UK MEP's (Members of European Parliament). They are
elected in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which is divided
into 12 electoral regions. Other EU member states elect MEPs from
Thurrock is part of the Eastern region (which comprises of Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk) and has 7 MEP’s, you can find out more about the MEP’s who represent you below.
Elections take place every five years. To find out more please visit the European Parliament Web Site