Women in Parliament Today

Women members of the House of Commons

A full list of the women MPs elected to the House of Commons on 7 May 2015 with links to contact details and biographical information.

Women members of the House of Lords

See a full alphabetical list of current women members of the House of Lords, with links to contact and biographical information.

Women Speakers, Deputy Speakers and Committee Chairs

Details of women in both Houses who currently serve as Speaker, as a Deputy Speaker or as a chair of debates or of a committee.

Women in Democracy - video series

Members of the House of Lords were interviewed for Parliament Week 2013. You can watch the videos on the Lords’ Youtube channel.

Further reading

Women Cabinet members, junior ministers and Shadow Cabinet members - see a current list of women appointed since the 2015 General Election, compiled by the Centre for Women & Democracy

Women Presidents and Prime Ministers
See a list of all the women Presidents and Prime Ministers from around the world, as at July 2015, produced by the Centre for Women and Democracy.

Disability and Parliament

Baroness Grey-Thompson, paralympian, shares her experience as a member of the House of Lords