LGBT+ MPs in Parliament now

In the current Parliament, as of 29 May 2024, at least:

64 MPs are LGBT+

5 parties have LGBT+ MPs

This data shows the number of LGBT+ MPs sitting in Parliament on 29 May 2024. This data may have changed since this Parliament began.

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LGBT+ MPs by party

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Alba

1 LGBT+ MP

Neale Hanvey

Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

First elected 13 December 2019

Party affiliation since 28 March 2021

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Neale Hanvey on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Neale Hanvey changed his political party on 28 March 2021 to the Alba Party

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Conservative

23 LGBT+ MPs

Antony Higginbotham

Burnley

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Antony Higginbotham on the UK Parliament website

Chris Clarkson

Heywood and Middleton

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Chris Clarkson on the UK Parliament website

Conor Burns

Bournemouth West

First elected 06 May 2010

Party affiliation since 03 December 2022

Identity LGBT+

Source Wikipedia

Source date 27 May 2017

Official information Conor Burns on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Conor Burns had the Conservative party whip restored on 3 December 2022

Crispin Blunt

Reigate

First elected 01 May 1997

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Crispin Blunt on the UK Parliament website

Damien Moore

Southport

First elected 09 June 2017

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 June 2017

Official information Damien Moore on the UK Parliament website

Daniel Kawczynski

Shrewsbury and Atcham

First elected 05 May 2005

Identity LGBT+

Source Wikipedia

Source date 27 May 2017

Official information Daniel Kawczynski on the UK Parliament website

David Mundell

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

First elected 05 May 2005

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information David Mundell on the UK Parliament website

Dehenna Davison

Bishop Auckland

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity Bisexual

Source The Telegraph

Source date 10 October 2021

Official information Dehenna Davison on the UK Parliament website

Elliot Colburn

Carshalton and Wallington

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Elliot Colburn on the UK Parliament website

Gary Sambrook

Birmingham Northfield

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 14 December 2019

Official information Gary Sambrook on the UK Parliament website

Iain Stewart

Milton Keynes South

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Iain Stewart on the UK Parliament website

Jacob Young

Redcar

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 14 December 2019

Official information Jacob Young on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry John Cope is the Chairman of the LGBT+ Conservative (as at the time of tweeting)

Jamie Wallis

Bridgend and Porthcawl

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity Trans

Source Twitter

Source date 30 March 2022

Official information Jamie Wallis on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Jamie shared that they were trans on a post on Twitter on 30 March 2022. Their pronouns at the time of the statement are ‘he/him/his’.

Kieran Mullan

Crewe and Nantwich

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Kieran Mullan on the UK Parliament website

Lee Rowley

North East Derbyshire

First elected 09 June 2017

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 June 2017

Official information Lee Rowley on the UK Parliament website

Mark Fletcher

Bolsover

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Mark Fletcher on the UK Parliament website

Michael Fabricant

Lichfield

First elected 09 April 1992

Identity Bisexual

Source Wikipedia

Source date 27 October 2019

Official information Michael Fabricant on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Michael Fabricant came out as bisexual during TV show “First Dates” in 2017. His full term of office is listed in this data set

Mike Freer

Finchley and Golders Green

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Mike Freer on the UK Parliament website

Nick Gibb

Bognor Regis and Littlehampton

First elected 01 May 1997

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Nick Gibb on the UK Parliament website

Nigel Evans

Ribble Valley

First elected 09 April 1992

Identity LGBT+

Source Daily Mail

Source date 18 December 2010

Official information Nigel Evans on the UK Parliament website

Paul Holmes

Eastleigh

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Paul Holmes on the UK Parliament website

Peter Gibson

Darlington

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Facebook

Source date 14 December 2019

Official information Peter Gibson on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Peter refers too his partner, Gareth, in his acceptance speech (video, linked)

Stuart Andrew

Pudsey

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source Yorkshire Post

Source date 22 May 2013

Official information Stuart Andrew on the UK Parliament website

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Independent

5 LGBT+ MPs

Lloyd Russell-Moyle

Brighton Kemptown

First elected 09 June 2017

Party affiliation since 29 May 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 June 2017

Official information Lloyd Russell-Moyle on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Lloyd Russell-Moyle was suspended from the Labour Party on 29 May 2024.

Mark Menzies

Fylde

First elected 06 May 2010

Party affiliation since 18 April 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 June 2017

Official information Mark Menzies on the UK Parliament website

Nick Brown

Newcastle East

First elected 09 June 1983

Party affiliation since 08 September 2022

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Nick Brown on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Nick Brown was suspended from the Labour Party on 8 September 2022, pending an investigation into a complaint

Rob Roberts

Delyn

First elected 13 December 2019

Party affiliation since 25 May 2021

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 17 May 2020

Official information Rob Roberts on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Rob Roberts lost the Conservative Party whip on 25 May 2021

William Wragg

Hazel Grove

First elected 08 May 2015

Party affiliation since 09 April 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 24 November 2015

Official information William Wragg on the UK Parliament website

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Labour

24 LGBT+ MPs

Angela Eagle

Wallasey

First elected 09 April 1992

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Angela Eagle on the UK Parliament website

Ashley Dalton

West Lancashire

First elected 09 February 2023

Identity Gay

Source The Guardian

Source date 09 February 2023

Official information Ashley Dalton on the UK Parliament website

Ben Bradshaw

Exeter

First elected 01 May 1997

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Ben Bradshaw on the UK Parliament website

Cat Smith

Lancaster and Fleetwood

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Cat Smith on the UK Parliament website

Charlotte Nichols

Warrington North

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Huck Mag

Source date 17 May 2020

Official information Charlotte Nichols on the UK Parliament website

Chris Bryant

Rhondda

First elected 07 June 2001

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Chris Bryant on the UK Parliament website

Clive Betts

Sheffield South East

First elected 09 April 1992

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 27 December 2007

Official information Clive Betts on the UK Parliament website

Damien Egan

Kingswood

First elected 16 February 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Wikipedia

Source date 16 February 2024

Official information Damien Egan on the UK Parliament website

Dan Carden

Liverpool Walton

First elected 09 June 2017

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 June 2017

Official information Dan Carden on the UK Parliament website

Gerald Jones

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Gerald Jones on the UK Parliament website

James Murray

Ealing North

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 17 May 2020

Official information James Murray on the UK Parliament website

Kate Osborne

Jarrow

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 17 May 2020

Official information Kate Osborne on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Pamela Brooks is Kate Osborne's wife and has tweeted about this on multiple occasions. This information is corroborated by the MP's Wikipedia page.

Keir Mather

Selby and Ainsty

First elected 20 July 2023

Identity Gay

Source Cherwel

Source date 20 July 2023

Official information Keir Mather on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Cherwell quotes Keir Mather describing himself as ‘gay man’.

Kim Leadbeater

Batley and Spen

First elected 02 July 2021

Identity LGBT+

Source Wikipedia

Source date 02 July 2021

Official information Kim Leadbeater on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Multiple additional newspaper sources refer to to Kim’s ‘partner’ or ‘wife’

Luke Pollard

Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport

First elected 09 June 2017

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 June 2017

Official information Luke Pollard on the UK Parliament website

Nadia Whittome

Nottingham East

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Gal Dem

Source date 11 December 2020

Official information Nadia Whittome on the UK Parliament website

Nia Griffith

Llanelli

First elected 05 May 2005

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Nia Griffith on the UK Parliament website

Olivia Blake

Sheffield Hallam

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity Bisexual

Source Twitter

Source date 20 September 2021

Official information Olivia Blake on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Olivia Blake tweeted that she identified as a “bi woman” to mark Bi Awareness Week in September 2021.

Peter Kyle

Hove

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Peter Kyle on the UK Parliament website

Simon Lightwood

Wakefield

First elected 23 June 2022

Identity LGBT+

Source Wikipedia

Source date 07 September 2022

Official information Simon Lightwood on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Wikipedia article links to Halifax Courier article, referencing Simon Lightwood’s “husband”

Stephen Doughty

Cardiff South and Penarth

First elected 15 November 2012

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 06 July 2016

Official information Stephen Doughty on the UK Parliament website

Stephen Morgan

Portsmouth South

First elected 09 June 2017

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT Labour

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Stephen Morgan on the UK Parliament website

Steve Reed

Croydon North

First elected 03 May 2017

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 30 November 2012

Official information Steve Reed on the UK Parliament website

Wes Streeting

Ilford North

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Wes Streeting on the UK Parliament website

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Liberal Democrat

1 LGBT+ MP

Layla Moran

Oxford West and Abingdon

First elected 09 June 2017

Identity Pansexual

Source Pink News

Source date 02 January 2020

Official information Layla Moran on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Layla Moran came out at pansexual in an interview with PinkNews on 2 January 2020. Her full term of office as an MP is listed in this data set

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Scottish National

10 LGBT+ MPs

Alyn Smith

Stirling

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Alyn Smith on the UK Parliament website

Angela Crawley

Lanark and Hamilton East

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Angela Crawley on the UK Parliament website

Hannah Bardell

Livingstone

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Hannah Bardell on the UK Parliament website

Joanna Cherry

Edinburgh South West

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Joanna Cherry on the UK Parliament website

John Nicolson

Ochil and South Perthshire

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information John Nicolson on the UK Parliament website

Kirsty Blackman

Aberdeen North

First elected 07 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 14 June 2023

Official information Kirsty Blackman on the UK Parliament website

Martin Docherty-Hughes

Dunbartonshire West

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Martin Docherty-Hughes on the UK Parliament website

Mhairi Black

Paisley and Renfrewshire

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source Attitude

Source date 17 March 2016

Official information Mhairi Black on the UK Parliament website

Stewart Malcolm McDonald

Glasgow South

First elected 29 November 2012

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Stewart Malcolm McDonald on the UK Parliament website

Stuart McDonald

Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintolloch

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Stuart McDonald on the UK Parliament website