List of Ulster Unionist Party MPs

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This is a list of Ulster Unionist Party MPs. It includes all Members of Parliament elected to the British House of Commons representing the Ulster Unionist Party or its forerunner, the Irish Unionist Party, since 1918. Members of the European Parliament, the Northern Ireland House of Commons or the Northern Ireland Assembly are not listed.

MPs elected since 1918[edit]

MPs elected in 1918[edit]

1 Defected to the New Party.
2 Elected in 1974 for the Vanguard Progressive Unionist Party.
3 Defected to the Democratic Unionist Party.
4 Elected in 1956 as an Independent Unionist.
5 Left the party to become an Independent Unionist before forming the Ulster Popular Unionist Party.
6 Resigned from the party at the 1945 general election in protest at being subject to a reselection due to the retirement of Viscount Castlereagh, the other Ulster Unionist MP for the two member Down constituency and held his seat as an Independent Ulster Unionist.
7 Refused to follow the other Ulster Unionists in resigning the Conservative whip; later joined the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland
8 Previously Conservative MP for Wolverhampton South West 1950-1974
9 Left the party to become and Independent Unionist.