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How many Liberal Democrat Members of Parliament are there?

Jane Dodds campaigning with Jo Swinson and Chuka Umunna

Following the 2017 general election, there were twelve Liberal Democrat MPs but this fell to eleven after Stephen Lloyd resigned the party whip. It then went back up to twelve with the decision of Chuka Umunna to join and rose to thirteen after the victory for Jane Dodds in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. The number then increased to twenty with the decisions of Sarah Wollaston, Phillip Lee, Luciana Berger, Angela Smith, Sam Gyimah, Heidi Allen and Antoinette Sandbach to join the party.

Here’s the full list of current Liberal Democrat MPs:

  • Heidi Allen, South Cambridgeshire
  • Luciana Berger, Liverpool Wavertree
  • Tom Brake, Carshalton and Wallington
  • Vince Cable, Twickenham (party leader 2017-19)
  • Alistair Carmichael, Orkney and Shetland
  • Ed Davey, Kingston and Surbiton
  • Jane Dodds, Brecon and Radnorshire
  • Tim Farron, Westmorland and Lonsdale (party leader 2015-17)
  • Sam Gyimah, East Surrey
  • Wera Hobhouse, Bath
  • Christine Jardine, Edinburgh West
  • Norman Lamb, North Norfolk
  • Phillip Lee, Bracknell
  • Stephen Lloyd, Eastbourne (who resigned the party whip in 2018)
  • Layla Moran, Oxford West and Abingdon
  • Antoinette Sandbach, Eddisbury
  • Angela Smith, Penistone and Stocksbridge
  • Jamie Stone, Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
  • Jo Swinson, East Dunbartonshire (party leader)
  • Chuka Umunna, Streatham
  • Sarah Wollaston, Totnes

You can follow all of the Lib Dem MPs on Twitter here, or find out more about what they and the rest of the Liberal Democrats stand for here.

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