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LSE alumni and students - General Election Thursday 5 May

The following are those LSE alumni currently in the House of Commons who are standing for re-election on Thursday 5 May. There are two known alumni who are parliamentary prospective candidates. One current student Hannah Hedges| is also standing as a candidate.

LSE Alumni MPs

Name  Party Constituency Comment
Miss Charlotte JS Atkins MP Labour Staffordshire Moorlands  
Mr Richard M Bacon MP Conservative  South Norfolk  
Mr Tony Banks MP Labour West Ham Not up for re-election
Ms Virginia HB Bottomley MP Conservative South West Surrey Not up for re-election


Ms Annette Brookes MP Lib Dem Mid Dorset and North Poole  
Ms Karen Buck MP Labour Regent's Park and Kensington North  
Mr Tim WG Collins CBE MP Conservative Westmorland and Lonsdale  
Ms Yvette Cooper MP Labour Pontefract and Castleford  
Mr Jean A Corston MP Labour Bristol East Not up for re-election
Mr James M Cousins MP Labour Newcastle upon Tyne Central  
Mr Thomas M Cox MP Labour Tooting Not up for re-election
Mr Andrew Dismore MP Labour Hendon  
Mr Frank G Dobson MP Labour Holborn and St Pancras   
Ms Barbara Follett MP Labour Stevenage  
Mr Mark Hoban MP Conservative Fareham  
Mrs Margaret E Hodge MBE MP Labour Barking  
Mr Brian D Jenkins MP Labour Tamworth  
Ms Ruth M Kelly MP Labour Bolton West  
Mr Michael H Meacher MP Labour Oldham West and Royton  
Mr Andrew Miller MP Labour Ellesmere Port and Neston  
Mr Stephen P Pound MP Labour Ealing North  
Ms Joyce G Quin MP Labour Gateshead East and Washington West Not up for re-election
Mr Andrew Selous MP Conservative South West Bedfordshire  
Mr Barry J Sheerman MP Labour/Co-op Huddersfield  
Mr Richard CS Shepherd MP Conservative Aldridge-Brownhills  
Jo Swinson   Lib Dem East Dunbartonshire  
Mr Ian C Taylor MBE MP Conservative Esher and Walton  
Dr Rudolf J Vis MP Labour Finchley and Golders Green  
Mr Malcolm H Wicks MP Labour Croydon North  
Mr David J Winnick MP Labour Walsall North  
Mr Anthony W Worthington MP Labour Clydebank and Milngavie  
Dr Anthony W Wright MP Labour Cannock Chase  

LSE new known candidates

Name Party Constituency Comment
Mr Dominic Ponniah Conservative Leeds East Alumnus
Ms Hannah Hedges Lib Dem Hitchin and Harpenden Current student
Mr Gareth Thomas Labour Harrow West Alumnus