There are 73 UK MEPs. They are elected in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Other EU member states elect MEPs from their countries. Elections take place every 5 years and the next elections will be held in 2024.
The UK is divided into 12 electoral regions made up of the nations and regions of the UK. Each region has between 3 and 10 MEPs and each MEP in a region represents each person living there.
South West MEPs
There are six MEPs in the South West region who represent the interests of the people of Cheltenham.
You can view the details of all South West MEPs on the UK Office of the European Parliament website.