This Parliament at a glance

On 05 July 2024, when this Parliament started, at least:

66 MPs were LGBT+

5 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 05 July 2024. MPs that were elected through by-elections aren't included on this page. MPs that resigned during this Parliament are still shown here.

A full dataset is available in CSV format on Github.

LGBT+ MPs by party

conservative

Conservative

5 LGBT+ MPs

Stuart Andrew

Daventry

First elected 06 May 2010

Identity LGBT+

Source Yorkshire Post

Source date 22 May 2013

Official information Stuart Andrew on the UK Parliament website

Paul Holmes

Hamble Valley

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Paul Holmes on the UK Parliament website

Kieran Mullan

Bexhill and Battle

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 13 December 2019

Official information Kieran Mullan 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

Blake Stephenson

Mid Bedfordshire

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Blake Stephenson on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Andrew Reynolds, writing for Pink News, writes that Blake Stephenson is LGBT+.

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Green

1 LGBT+ MP

Carla Denyer

Bristol Central

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity Bisexual or pansexual

Source Bristol Post

Source date 05 July 2025

Official information Carla Denyer on the UK Parliament website

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Labour

52 LGBT+ MPs

Dan Aldridge

Weston-super-Mare

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Dan Aldridge on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

James Asser

West Ham and Beckton

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information James Asser on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Olivia Bailey

Reading West and Mid Berkshire

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Olivia Bailey on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Antonia Bance

Tipton and Wednesbury

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Antonia Bance on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Danny Beales

Uxbridge and South Ruislip

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Danny Beales on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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

Polly Billington

East Thanet

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Polly Billington on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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.

Chris Bryant

Rhondda and Ogmore

First elected 07 June 2001

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Chris Bryant on the UK Parliament website

David Burton-Sampson

Southend West and Leigh

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information David Burton-Sampson on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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

Ben Coleman

Chelsea and Fulham

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Ben Coleman on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Deirdre Costigan

Ealing Southall

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Deirdre Costigan on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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

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

Damien Egan

Bristol North East

First elected 16 February 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Wikipedia

Source date 16 February 2024

Official information Damien Egan on the UK Parliament website

Alan Gemmell

Central Ayrshire

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Irvine Times

Source date 06 January 2016

Official information Alan Gemmell 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

Lloyd Hatton

South Dorset

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Lloyd Hatton on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Tom Hayes

Bournemouth East

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Tom Hayes on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Terry Jermy

South West Norfolk

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Suffolk News

Source date 14 September 2018

Official information Terry Jermy on the UK Parliament website

Gerald Jones

Merthyr Tydfil and Aberdare

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 and Portslade

First elected 08 May 2015

Identity LGBT+

Source The Independent

Source date 20 February 2016

Official information Peter Kyle on the UK Parliament website

Kim Leadbeater

Spen Valley

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’.

Simon Lightwood

Wakefield and Rothwell

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”

Josh MacAlister

Whitehaven and Workington

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Josh MacAlister on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Kevin McKenna

Sittingbourne and Sheppey

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter (X)

Source date 07 July 2024

Official information Kevin McKenna on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Kevin McKenna notes in his tweet that he has a husband.

Keir Mather

Selby

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 a ‘gay man’.

Martin McCluskey

Inverclyde and Renfrewshire West

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Martin McCluskey on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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

Luke Murphy

Basingstoke

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Luke Murphy on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Chris Murray

Edinburgh East and Musselburgh

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity Gay

Source Direct contact with MP

Source date 11 July 2024

Official information Chris Murray on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Chris Murray confirmed directly via email that he is LGBT+ and describes himself as a “gay man”.

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

Luke Myer

Middlesborough South and East Cleveland

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Luke Myer on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Josh Newbury

Cannock Chase

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Josh Newbury on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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

Tris Osbourne

Chatham and Aylesford

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source The Northern Echo

Source date 17 February 2004

Official information Tris Osbourne on the UK Parliament website

Kate Osborne

Jarrow and Gateshead East

First elected 13 December 2019

Identity Lesbian

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.

Andrew Pakes

Peterborough

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Times Higher Education

Source date 20 November 1988

Official information Andrew Pakes on the UK Parliament website

Michael Payne

Gedling

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Michael Payne on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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

Steve Race

Exeter

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Steve Race on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Steve Reed

Streatham and 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

Tim Roca

Macclesfield

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Tim Roca on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Tom Rutland

East Worthing and Shoreham

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Tom Rutland on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Oliver Ryan

Burnley

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Oliver Ryan on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Cat Smith

Lancaster and Wyre

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

Alan Strickland

Newton Wycliffe and Spennymoor

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Alan Strickland on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

Rachel Taylor

North Warwickshire and Bedworth

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source LGBT+ Labour

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Rachel Taylor on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry LGBT+ Labour lists this MP as part of the “Chris Smith List”; a list of LGBT+ candidates in receipt of funding from LGBT+ Labour in support of their campaigns.

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

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Liberal Democrat

7 LGBT+ MPs

Josh Babarinde

Eastbourne

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Twitter (X)

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Josh Babarinde on the UK Parliament website

Adam Dance

Yeovil

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Local Government Association

Source date 01 August 2018

Official information Adam Dance on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Page 9 of the source document, produced by the Local Government Association Liberal Democrat Group, includes a personal statement written by Adam Dance. Underneath, there is a ticked checkbox next to which says 'LGBT community member.’

Sarah Dyke

Glastonbury and Somerton

First elected 20 July 2023

Identity LGBT+

Source Pink News

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Sarah Dyke on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry Andrew Reynolds, writing for Pink News, writes that Sarah Dyke is LGBT+.

Oliver Glover

Didcot and Wantage

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity Gay

Source Twitter

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Oliver Glover on the UK Parliament website

Tom Gordon

Harrogate and Knaresborough

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity Gay

Source Twitter (X)

Source date 17 March 2020

Official information Tom Gordon on the UK Parliament website

Ben Maguire

North Cornwall

First elected 05 July 2024

Identity LGBT+

Source Falmouth Packet

Source date 05 July 2024

Official information Ben Maguire on the UK Parliament website

Notes on entry The Falmouth Packet reports that Ben Maguire has a husband.

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

1 LGBT+ MP

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