Godfrey Bloom

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Godfrey Bloom, MEP

Godfrey Bloom (born 22 November 1949, London) was a British MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber from UK Independence Party .[1] from 2004 until October 2014 when he quit the party after he was banned from speaking out because of his controversial views.


Former Affiliations

Record and Controversies

Declaration of Financial Interests

Professional Activities:

  • Writing and Lecturing

Paid Functions or Activities:

  • Writing and Lecturing

Additional Information:

  • I get occasional help with various logistics of a minor nature from various companies and institutions[4]

Former Declaration of Financial Interests

Paid Functions or Activities:

  • Member of the club Educational Research Associates, receives not very considerable sums.[5]

Record of Parliamentary Votes

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • Pension fund trustee advisor (to 1986).
  • Fund manager, Mercury Asset Management (1986-1992).
  • Financial research economist (1992-2004).
  • Member, Institute of Economic Affairs.
  • Member, Institute of Directors.
  • Parish councillor (1987-1999).
  • President, Horsehouse Formals Cricket Club.
  • Vice-President, Pocklington Rugby Club. Territorial Decoration.


Parlement européen
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel
+32 (0)2 28 45469
+32 (0)2 28 49469
godfrey.bloom AT europarl.europa.eu
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  1. European Parliament, MEP Directory: Godfrey Bloom, accessed 10 September 2010.
  2. Leo Hickman, Ukip's Godfrey Bloom and the £2,000-a-month climate researcher, The Guardian, 6 November 2012, accessed 20 February 2015
  3. Comment: We have turned our back on the Christians of Syria, politics.co.uk, 6 January 2014, accessed 20 February 2015
  4. European Parliament, Declaration of Members' Financial Interests: Godfrey William Bloom, 16 July 2009, accessed 05 November 2009.
  5. European Parliament, Declaration of Members' Financial Interests: Godfrey William Bloom, 11 March 2008, accessed 10 February 2009.