This Parliament at a glance

On 03 May 2017, when this Parliament dissolved, at least:

41 MPs were LGBT+

3 parties had LGBT+ MPs

This dataset shows MPs who are known to be LGBT+ today. The MPs referenced might not have been known to be LGBT+ at the time this Parliament took place.

This page shows the composition of Parliament as it was on 03 May 2017. MPs that resigned during this Parliament aren't included on this page.

A full dataset is available in CSV format on Github.

LGBT+ MPs by party

conservative

Conservative

18 LGBT+ MPs

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

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

Notes on entry Crispin Blunt became an independent MP following an arrest for allegations of rape, which was reported on 25 October 2023.

Nick Boles

Grantham and Stamford

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 15 July 2014

Official information Nick Boles on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Nick Boles resigned the Conservative party whip in April 2019 to sit as an independent MP

Conor Burns

Bournemouth West

First elected 06 May 2010

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 suspended on 7 October 2022

Alan Duncan

Rutland and Melton

First elected 09 April 1992

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Alan Duncan 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

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

Justine Greening

Putney, Roehampton and Southfields

First elected 05 May 2005

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Justine Greening on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Justine Greening had the Conservative party whip removed from her in September 2019, and now sits as an independent MP

Nick Herbert

Arundel and South Down

First elected 05 May 2005

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT Foundation

Source date 27 May 2017

Official information Nick Herbert on the UK Parliament website

Ben Howlett

Bath

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Ben Howlett on the UK Parliament website

Margot James

Stourbridge

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Margot James on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Margot James had the Conservative party whip removed from her in September 2019, and now sits as an independent MP

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

Mark Menzies

Fylde

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 June 2017

Official information Mark Menzies on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Mark Menzies became an independent MP after allegations of misuse of party funds

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

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

William Wragg

Hazel Grove

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter

Source date 24 November 2015

Official information William Wragg on the UK Parliament website

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Labour

14 LGBT+ MPs

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

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

Nick Brown

Newcastle East

First elected 09 June 1983

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gordon Marsden

Blackpool South

First elected 01 May 1997

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Gordon Marsden 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

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

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

Stephen Twigg

Liverpool West Derby

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source The Guardian

Source date 13 May 2015

Official information Stephen Twigg on the UK Parliament website

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Scottish National

9 LGBT+ MPs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Kirkintilloch

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Stuart McDonald on the UK Parliament website

John Nicolson

Dumbartonshire East

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information John Nicolson on the UK Parliament website