List of MPs who lost their seat in the United Kingdom general election, 2015

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This is a list of MPs who lost their seat at the United Kingdom general election, 2015.[1]

Party Name Constituency Office held whilst in power Year elected Defeated by Party
Labour The Right Honourable
Douglas Alexander
Paisley and Renfrewshire South Shadow Foreign Secretary 1997 Mhairi Black SNP
Willie Bain Glasgow North East Shadow Minister for Scotland (2010–13) 2009 Anne McLaughlin SNP
The Right Honourable
Ed Balls
Morley and Outwood Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 2005 Andrea Jenkyns Conservative
Gordon Banks Ochil and South Perthshire Shadow Minister for Scotland 2005 Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh SNP
Dame Anne Begg Aberdeen South Chairwoman of the Work and Pensions Select Committee 1997 Callum McCaig SNP
Russell Brown Dumfries and Galloway Shadow Minister for International Security Strategy 1997 Richard Arkless SNP
Katy Clark North Ayrshire and Arran 2005 Patricia Gibson SNP
The Right Honourable
Tom Clarke
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 1982 Phil Boswell SNP
Michael Connarty Linlithgow and East Falkirk 1992 Martyn Day SNP
Margaret Curran Glasgow East Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland 2010 Natalie McGarry SNP
Ian Davidson Glasgow South West Chairman of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee 2005 Chris Stephens SNP
Thomas Docherty Dunfermline and West Fife Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons 2010 Douglas Chapman SNP
Brian Donohoe Central Ayrshire 1992 Philippa Whitford SNP
Gemma Doyle West Dunbartonshire Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans 2010 Martin Docherty SNP
Sheila Gilmore Edinburgh East 2010 Tommy Sheppard SNP
Tom Greatrex Rutherglen and Hamilton West Shadow Minister for Energy 2010 Margaret Ferrier SNP
Tom Harris Glasgow South Shadow Minister for the Environment 2001 Stewart McDonald SNP
Julie Hilling Bolton West Shadow Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 2010 Chris Green Conservative
Jimmy Hood Lanark and Hamilton East 1987 Angela Crawley SNP
Cathy Jamieson Kilmarnock and Loudoun Shadow Economic Secretary 2010 Alan Brown SNP
Mark Lazarowicz Edinburgh North and Leith Shadow Minister for International Development (2010–11) 2001 Deidre Brock SNP
Michael McCann East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow 2010 Lisa Cameron SNP
Gregg McClymont Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East Shadow Minister for Pensions 2010 Stuart McDonald SNP
Ann McKechin Glasgow North Shadow Undersecretary of State for Scotland (2010–11) 2001 Patrick Grady SNP
Iain McKenzie Inverclyde 2011 Ronnie Cowan SNP
Graeme Morrice Livingston Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Shadow Deputy Prime Minister 2010 Hannah Bardell SNP
The Right Honourable
Jim Murphy
East Renfrewshire Leader of the Scottish Labour Party 1997 Kirsten Oswald SNP
Pamela Nash Airdrie and Shotts Baby of the House 2010 Neil Gray SNP
Fiona O'Donnell East Lothian Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (2010–12) 2010 George Kerevan SNP
Sandra Osborne Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock 1997 Corri Wilson SNP
John Robertson Glasgow North West 2000 Carol Monaghan SNP
Frank Roy Motherwell and Wishaw 1997 Marion Fellows SNP
Chris Ruane Vale of Clwyd Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 1997 James Davies Conservative
Anas Sarwar Glasgow Central Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party (2011–14) 2010 Alison Thewliss SNP
Andy Sawford Corby Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government 2012 Tom Pursglove Conservative
Alison Seabeck Plymouth Moor View Shadow Minister of State for Defence 2005 Johnny Mercer Conservative
Jim Sheridan Paisley and Renfrewshire North 2001 Gavin Newlands SNP
Chris Williamson Derby North Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government (2010–13) 2010 Amanda Solloway Conservative
David Wright Telford Shadow Lord Commissioner of the Treasury (2010–12) 2001 Lucy Allan Conservative
Liberal Democrat The Right Honourable
Danny Alexander
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2005 Drew Hendry SNP
The Right Honourable
Norman Baker
Lewes Minister of State for the Home Office (2013–14) 1997 Maria Caulfield Conservative
Gordon Birtwistle Burnley 2010 Julie Cooper Labour
The Right Honourable
Paul Burstow
Sutton and Cheam Minister of State for Care Services (2010–12) 1997 Paul Scully Conservative
Lorely Burt Solihull Assistant Government Whip 2005 Julian Knight Conservative
The Right Honourable
Vince Cable
Twickenham Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 1997 Tania Mathias Conservative
Michael Crockart Edinburgh West 2010 Michelle Thomson SNP
The Right Honourable
Ed Davey
Kingston and Surbiton Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 1997 James Berry Conservative
The Right Honourable
Lynne Featherstone
Hornsey and Wood Green Minister of State for the Home Office 2005 Catherine West Labour
Andrew George St Ives 1997 Derek Thomas Conservative
Steve Gilbert St Austell and Newquay Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 2010 Steve Double Conservative
Duncan Hames Chippenham Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister 2010 Michelle Donelan Conservative
Sir Nick Harvey North Devon Minister of State for the Armed Forces (2010–12) 1992 Peter Heaton-Jones Conservative
John Hemming Birmingham Yardley 2005 Jess Phillips Labour
Martin Horwood Cheltenham 2005 Alex Chalk Conservative
The Right Honourable
Simon Hughes
Bermondsey and Old Southwark Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties 1983 Neil Coyle Labour
Mark Hunter Cheadle 2005 Mary Robinson Conservative
Julian Huppert Cambridge 2010 Daniel Zeichner Labour
The Right Honourable
Charles Kennedy
Ross, Skye and Lochaber Leader of the Liberal Democrats (1999–2006) 1983 Ian Blackford SNP
The Right Honourable
David Laws
Yeovil Minister of State for Schools 2001 Marcus Fysh Conservative
John Leech Manchester Withington 2005 Jeff Smith Labour
Stephen Lloyd Eastbourne 2010 Caroline Ansell Conservative
The Right Honourable
Michael Moore
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Secretary of State for Scotland (2010–13) 1997 Calum Kerr SNP
Tessa Munt Wells Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 2010 James Heappey Conservative
Alan Reid Argyll and Bute 2001 Brendan O'Hara SNP
Dan Rogerson North Cornwall Parliament Under-Secretary of State for Water, Forestry, Resource Management and Rural Affairs 2005 Scott Mann Conservative
Sir Bob Russell Colchester 1997 Will Quince Conservative
Adrian Sanders Torbay 1997 Kevin Foster Conservative
Sir Robert Smith, 3rd Baronet West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 1997 Stuart Donaldson SNP
Jo Swinson East Dunbartonshire Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs 2005 John Nicolson SNP
Mike Thornton Eastleigh 2013 Mims Davies Conservative
The Right Honourable
John Thurso, 3rd Viscount Thurso
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Chairman of the Finance and Services Committee 2001 Paul Monaghan SNP
David Ward Bradford East 2010 Imran Hussain Labour
The Right Honourable
Steve Webb
Thornbury and Yate Minister of State for Pensions 1997 Luke Hall Conservative
Roger Williams Brecon and Radnorshire 2001 Christopher Davies Conservative
Stephen Williams Bristol West Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2005 Thangam Debbonaire Labour
The Right Honourable
Jenny Willott
Cardiff Central Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs 2005 Jo Stevens Labour
Simon Wright Norwich South 2010 Clive Lewis Labour
Conservative Nick de Bois Enfield North 2010 Joan Ryan Labour
Angie Bray Ealing Central and Acton 2010 Rupa Huq Labour
Mary Macleod Brentford and Isleworth 2010 Ruth Cadbury Labour
The Right Honourable
Esther McVey
Wirral West Minister of State for Employment 2010 Margaret Greenwood Labour
Stephen Mosley City of Chester 2010 Chris Matheson Labour
Eric Ollerenshaw Lancaster and Fleetwood 2010 Catherine Smith Labour
Simon Reevell Dewsbury 2010 Paula Sherriff Labour
Lee Scott Ilford North 2005 Wes Streeting Labour
Paul Uppal Wolverhampton South West 2010 Rob Marris Labour
Alliance Naomi Long Belfast East 2010 Gavin Robinson DUP
DUP William McCrea South Antrim 2005 Danny Kinahan UUP
Respect Party George Galloway Bradford West 2012 Naz Shah Labour
Sinn Féin Michelle Gildernew Fermanagh and South Tyrone 2001 Tom Elliott UUP
UKIP Mark Reckless Rochester and Strood 2010[a] Kelly Tolhurst Conservative
Independent (elected as Liberal Democrat) Mike Hancock Portsmouth South 1997 Flick Drummond Conservative

Open seats changing hands[edit]

Party Candidate Incumbent Constituency Defeated by Party
Labour Richard Baker Frank Doran Aberdeen North Kirsty Blackman SNP
Liberal Democrat Steve Bradley Don Foster Bath Ben Howlett Conservative
Liberal Democrat Julie Pörksen Alan Beith Berwick-upon-Tweed Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative
Liberal Democrat Lauren Keith Sarah Teather Brent Central Dawn Butler Labour
Labour Michael Marra Jim McGovern Dundee West Chris Law SNP
Labour Ricky Henderson Alistair Darling Edinburgh South West Joanna Cherry SNP
Independent Karen Whitefield (Lab) Eric Joyce (elected as Labour)[b] Falkirk John McNally SNP
Labour Melanie Ward Lindsay Roy Glenrothes Peter Grant SNP
Liberal Democrat Christine Anne Jardine Malcolm Bruce Gordon Alex Salmond SNP
Labour Liz Evans Martin Caton Gower Byron Davies Conservative
Liberal Democrat Lisa Smart Andrew Stunell Hazel Grove William Wragg Conservative
Conservative Graham Cox Mike Weatherley Hove Peter Kyle Labour
Labour Kenny Selbie Gordon Brown Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Roger Mullin SNP
Liberal Democrat Vikki Slade Annette Brooke Mid Dorset and North Poole Michael Tomlinson Conservative
Labour Kenny Young David Hamilton Midlothian Owen Thompson SNP
Liberal Democrat Tim Brett Menzies Campbell North East Fife Stephen Gethins SNP
Liberal Democrat Josh Mason Ian Swales Redcar Anna Turley Labour Co-operative
Liberal Democrat David Rendel David Heath Somerton and Frome David Warburton Conservative
Labour Rowenna Davis John Denham Southampton Itchen Royston Smith Conservative
Labour Johanna Boyd Anne McGuire Stirling Steven Paterson SNP
Liberal Democrat Rachel Gilmour Jeremy Browne Taunton Deane Rebecca Pow Conservative

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Reckless was elected as a Conservative in 2010, but defected to UKIP and won re-election as a UKIP candidate in the Rochester and Strood by-election, 2014.
  2. ^ Joyce was a member of the Labour Party until his resignation from the party in 2012 in the aftermath of an assault.

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