List of Democratic Unionist Party MPs

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This is a list of Democratic Unionist Party MPs. It includes all Members of Parliament elected to the British House of Commons representing the Democratic Unionist Party. Members of the European Parliament or the Northern Ireland Assembly are not listed.

Member Constituency Years Served
Gregory Campbell East Londonderry 2001–present
Jeffrey Donaldson Lagan Valley 2004–present 1
Nigel Dodds Belfast North 2001–present
Paul Girvan South Antrim 2017–present
Andrew Hunter Basingstoke 2004 – 05 2
William McCrea Mid Ulster; South Antrim 1983 – 97; 2000–01; 2005–15
Johnny McQuade Belfast North 1979–83
Ian Paisley North Antrim 1971 – 2010 3
Ian Paisley Jr North Antrim 2010–present
Emma Pengelly Belfast South 2017–present
Gavin Robinson Belfast East 2015–present
Iris Robinson Strangford 2001 – 2010 4
Peter Robinson Belfast East 1979–2010
Jim Shannon Strangford 2010–present
David Simpson Upper Bann 2005–present
Sammy Wilson East Antrim 2005–present
1 Defected from the Ulster Unionist Party.
2 Defected from the Conservative Party, sitting as an Independent Conservative between 2002 and 2004
3 Originally elected for the Protestant Unionist Party in 1970.
4 Expelled from the DUP in 2010 and sat briefly as an independent.

Graphical representation[edit]

Constituency 1971 1979 1983 1997 2000 2001 2004 2005 2010 2015 2017
Antrim North Paisley Paisley Jr.
Belfast East P. Robinson G. Robinson
Belfast North McQuade Dodds
Belfast South Pengelly
Mid Ulster McCrea
South Antrim McCrea McCrea Girvan
Londonderry East Campbell
Strangford I. Robinson Shannon
Lagan Valley Donaldson
Antrim East Wilson
Upper Bann Simpson
Basingstoke Hunter
No. of DUP MPs 1 3 3 2 3 5 6/7 9 8 8 10


  • Staff reporter (2015). "Belfast East". BBC News. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  • Staff reporter (2015). "South Antrim". BBC News. Retrieved 9 May 2015.