List of United Kingdom Parliament constituencies represented by sitting Prime Ministers

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This is a chronological list of parliamentary constituencies in the Kingdom of Great Britain and its successor state the United Kingdom which were represented by sitting Prime Ministers.


Name of constituency Prime Minister name Portrait Start End Notes
King's Lynn Sir Robert Walpole Robertwalpole.jpg 4 April 1721 11 February 1742 Regarded as the first Prime Minister in the modern sense
None Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington Earl of wilmington.png 16 February 1742 2 July 1743 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Sussex Pelham, HenryHenry Pelham Henry Pelham.jpg 27 August 1743 6 March 1754
None The Duke of Newcastle ThomasPelham-Holles.jpg 16 March 1754 16 November 1756 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Duke of Devonshire William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire.JPG 16 November 1756 25 June 1757 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Duke of Newcastle ThomasPelham-Holles.jpg 2 July 1757 26 May 1762 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Earl of Bute JohnStuartBute.jpg 26 May 1762 8 April 1763 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Buckingham Grenville, GeorgeGeorge Grenville George Grenville.png 16 April 1763 13 July 1765
None The Marquess of Rockingham Rockingham2.JPG 13 July 1765 30 July 1766 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Bath The Earl of Chatham, "William Pitt the Elder" Elderpitt.jpg 30 July 1766 4 August 1766 Pitt "kissed hands" as a commoner on 30 July 1766. He chose to become Lord Privy Seal, and was created Earl of Chatham on 4 August 1766.
None The Earl of Chatham, "William Pitt the Elder" Elderpitt.jpg 4 August 1766 14 October 1768 See previous entry. Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Duke of Grafton Grafton3.JPG 14 October 1768 28 January 1770 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Banbury Lord North Nathaniel Dance Lord North.jpg 28 January 1770 22 March 1782
None The Marquess of Rockingham Rockingham2.JPG 27 March 1782 1 July 1782 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Earl of Shelburne Shelburne.jpg 4 July 1782 2 April 1783 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Duke of Portland W h cavendish-bentinck.jpg 2 April 1783 19 December 1783 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Appleby Pitt the Younger, WilliamWilliam Pitt the Younger Pitt the Younger.jpg 19 December 1783 3 April 1784
Cambridge University Pitt the Younger, WilliamWilliam Pitt the Younger Pitt the Younger.jpg 3 April 1784 14 March 1801 Chose to stand for different constituency
Devizes Addington, HenryHenry Addington Henry Addington.jpg 17 March 1801 10 May 1804
Cambridge University Pitt the Younger, WilliamWilliam Pitt the Younger Pitt the Younger.jpg 10 May 1804 23 January 1806
None The Lord Grenville 1st Baron Grenville.jpg 11 February 1806 31 March 1807 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Duke of Portland W h cavendish-bentinck.jpg 31 March 1807 4 October 1809 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Northampton Perceval, SpencerSpencer Perceval Spencerperceval.jpg 4 October 1809 11 May 1812
None The Earl of Liverpool Earl jenkinson.jpg 8 June 1812 9 April 1827 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Seaford Canning, GeorgeGeorge Canning Canning.jpg 10 April 1827 8 August 1827
None The Viscount Goderich FrederickJohnRobinson.jpg 31 August 1827 21 January 1828 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington by Robert Home cropped.jpg 22 January 1828 16 November 1830 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Earl Grey Charlesgrey2.jpg 22 November 1830 9 July 1834 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Viscount Melbourne 2nd V Melbourne.jpg 16 July 1834 14 November 1834 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington by Robert Home cropped.jpg 14 November 1834 10 December 1834 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Tamworth Sir Robert Peel Robert Peel.jpg 10 December 1834 8 April 1835
None The Viscount Melbourne 2nd V Melbourne.jpg 18 April 1835 30 August 1841 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Tamworth Sir Robert Peel Robert Peel.jpg 30 August 1841 29 June 1846
City of London The Lord John Russell
(afterwards PM as Earl Russell)
Lord john russell.jpg 30 June 1846 21 February 1852
None The Earl of Derby 14th Earl of Derby.jpg 23 February 1852 17 December 1852 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Earl of Aberdeen George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen by John Partridge.jpg 19 December 1852 30 January 1855 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Tiverton The Viscount Palmerston Palmerston.jpg 6 February 1855 19 February 1858
None The Earl of Derby 14th Earl of Derby.jpg 20 February 1858 11 June 1859 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Tiverton The Viscount Palmerston Palmerston.jpg 12 June 1859 18 October 1865
None The Earl Russell
(previously PM as Lord John Russell)
Lord john russell.jpg 29 October 1865 26 June 1866 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Earl of Derby 14th Earl of Derby.jpg 28 June 1866 25 February 1868 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Buckinghamshire Benjamin Disraeli Disraeli.jpg 27 February 1868 1 December 1868
Greenwich Gladstone, William EwartWilliam Ewart Gladstone Gladstone.jpg 3 December 1868 17 February 1874
Buckinghamshire Benjamin Disraeli Disraeli.jpg 20 February 1874 21 August 1876 Disraeli became Earl of Beaconsfield on 21 August 1876.
None Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli.jpg 21 August 1876 21 April 1880 See previous entry. Prime Minister in House of Lords
Midlothian Gladstone, William EwartWilliam Ewart Gladstone Gladstone.jpg 23 April 1880 9 June 1885
None The Marquess of Salisbury 3rd Marquess of Salisbury.jpg 23 June 1885 28 January 1886 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Midlothian Gladstone, William EwartWilliam Ewart Gladstone Gladstone.jpg 1 February 1886 20 July 1886
None The Marquess of Salisbury 3rd Marquess of Salisbury.jpg 25 July 1886 11 August 1892 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Midlothian Gladstone, William EwartWilliam Ewart Gladstone Gladstone.jpg 15 August 1892 2 March 1894
None The Earl of Rosebery RoseberyMillais.gif 5 March 1894 22 June 1895 Prime Minister in House of Lords
None The Marquess of Salisbury 3rd Marquess of Salisbury.jpg 25 June 1895 11 July 1902 Prime Minister in House of Lords
Manchester East Balfour, ArthurArthur Balfour Arthur Balfour, photo portrait facing left.jpg 11 July 1902 5 December 1905
Stirling Burghs Campbell-Bannerman, Sir HenrySir Henry Campbell-Bannerman Campbell-bannerman.jpg 5 December 1905 7 April 1908
Fife East Asquith, H. H.H. H. Asquith Herbert Henry Asquith.jpg 7 April 1908 7 December 1916
Caernarvon Boroughs Lloyd George, DavidDavid Lloyd George David Lloyd George.jpg 7 December 1916 19 October 1922
Glasgow Central Law, BonarBonar Law Bonar law.jpg 23 October 1922 20 May 1923
Bewdley Baldwin, StanleyStanley Baldwin Stanley Baldwin ggbain.35233.jpg 23 May 1923 16 January 1924
Aberavon MacDonald, RamsayRamsay MacDonald Ramsay MacDonald ggbain.29588.jpg 22 January 1924 4 November 1924
Bewdley Baldwin, StanleyStanley Baldwin Stanley Baldwin ggbain.35233.jpg 4 November 1924 5 June 1929
Seaham MacDonald, RamsayRamsay MacDonald Ramsay MacDonald ggbain.29588.jpg 5 June 1929 7 June 1935
Bewdley Baldwin, StanleyStanley Baldwin Stanley Baldwin ggbain.35233.jpg 7 June 1935 28 May 1937
Birmingham Edgbaston Chamberlain, NevilleNeville Chamberlain Neville chamberlain1921.jpg 28 May 1937 10 May 1940
Epping Churchill, WinstonWinston Churchill Churchill portrait NYP 45063.jpg 10 May 1940 27 July 1945
Limehouse Attlee, ClementClement Attlee Attlee cropped.jpg 27 July 1945 23 February 1950 Constituency abolished effective with the 1950 general election
Walthamstow West Attlee, ClementClement Attlee Attlee cropped.jpg 23 February 1950 26 October 1951
Woodford Churchill, WinstonWinston Churchill Churchill portrait NYP 45063.jpg 26 October 1951 6 April 1955
Warwick and Leamington Sir Anthony Eden Sir Anthony-Eden number 10 Official.jpg 6 April 1955 10 January 1957
Bromley Macmillan, HaroldHarold Macmillan Harold Macmillan number 10 official.jpg 10 January 1957 19 October 1963
None Douglas-Home, AlecAlec Douglas-Home Alec Douglas-Home Allan Warren.jpg 19 October 1963 8 November 1963 Douglas-Home was the Earl of Home when he became Prime Minister and renounced his peerage four days later to stand for the House of Commons. Elected in by-election, 8 November 1963
Kinross and Western Perthshire Douglas-Home, AlecAlec Douglas-Home Alec Douglas-Home Allan Warren.jpg 8 November 1963 16 October 1964
Huyton Wilson, HaroldHarold Wilson Dodwilson.JPG 16 October 1964 19 June 1970
Bexley Heath, EdwardEdward Heath Heathdod.JPG 19 June 1970 28 February 1974 Constituency abolished effective with February 1974 General Election.
Sidcup Heath, EdwardEdward Heath Heathdod.JPG 28 February 1974 4 March 1974 Heath was elected for Sidcup and did not resign as Prime Minister for several days while he attempted to form a coalition.
Huyton Wilson, HaroldHarold Wilson Dodwilson.JPG 4 March 1974 5 April 1976
Cardiff South East Callaghan, JamesJames Callaghan James Callaghan.JPG 5 April 1976 4 May 1979
Finchley Thatcher, MargaretMargaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher 1984.jpg 4 May 1979 28 November 1990
Huntingdon Major, JohnJohn Major John Major 1996.jpg 28 November 1990 2 May 1997
Sedgefield Blair, TonyTony Blair Blair June 2007.jpg 2 May 1997 27 June 2007
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Brown, GordonGordon Brown Gordon Brown Davos Jan 08.jpg 27 June 2007 11 May 2010
Witney David Cameron David Cameron - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2010.jpg 11 May 2010 Incumbent

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