17 Euro Election candidates declared for Midlands North-West

17 candidates will contest the four European Parliament seats in the Midlands-North-West constituency in next month's European Elections.

The constutuency will have at least one new MEP, following confirmation that long serving Independent Marian Harkin will not been seeking re-election.

Nationally, a total of 59 candidates will contest the European Parliament elections after nominations closed at noon today.