The Youngest Members of Parliament

DatesMemberParty and ConstituencyAge
16/7/95-19/7/98Viscount Milton (William Charles de Meuron Wentworth-Fitzwilliam)LU, WakefieldBorn 25th July 1872, elected at the age of 22 years 356 days.
19/7/98-5/10/00Arthur HillC, Down, WesternBorn 30th December 1873, elected at the age of 24 years 201 days.
5/10/00-11/11/04Richard RiggL, Westmorland, ApplebyBorn 22nd August 1877, elected at the age of 23 years 44 days.
11/11/04-25/1/06Lord Turnour (Edward Turnour)C, Sussex, HorshamBorn 4th April 1883, elected at the age of 21 years 144 days.
25/1/06-21/1/10Lord Wodehouse (John Wodehouse)L, Norfolk, MidBorn 11th November 1883, elected at the age of 22 years 75 days.
21/1/10-11/6/12Hon. Charles Thomas MillsC, Middlesex, UxbridgeBorn 13th March 1887, elected at the age of 22 years 314 days.
11/6/12-17/6/15Sir Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon, Bt.C, HytheBorn 4th December 1888, elected at the age of 23 years 190 days.
17/6/15-24/2/16John Lymbrick EsmondeN, Tipperary, NorthernBorn 15th December 1893, elected at the age of 21 years 184 days.
24/2/16-28/6/17Patrick Joseph WhittyN, Louth, NorthernBorn 13th May 1894, elected at the age of 21 years 287 days.
28/6/17-14/12/18Lord Stanley (Edward Montagu Cavendish Stanley)C, Liverpool, AbercrombyBorn 9th July 1894, elected at the age of 22 years 353 days.
14/12/18-15/11/19Joseph Aloysius SweeneySF, Donegal, WesternBorn 13th June 1897, elected at the age of 21 years 184 days. *
15/11/19-15/11/22Hon. Esmond Cecil HarmsworthCo C, Kent, Isle of ThanetBorn 29th May 1898, elected at the age of 21 years 170 days.
15/11/22-6/12/23Henry Arthur EvansNL, Leicester, EastBorn 24th September 1898, elected at the age of 24 years 52 days.
6/12/23-29/10/24Hon. Charles Arthur Uryan RhysC, Essex, RomfordBorn 21st September 1899, elected at the age of 24 years 76 days.
29/10/24-30/5/29Sir Hugh Vere Huntly Duff Lucas-Tooth, Bt.C, Isle of ElyBorn 13th January 1903, elected at the age of 21 years 290 days.
30/5/29-27/10/31Humphrey Frank OwenL, Herefordshire, HerefordBorn 27th September 1905, elected at the age of 23 years 245 days.
27/10/31-21/11/33John Roland RobinsonC, Lancashire, WidnesBorn 22nd February 1907, elected at the age of 23 years 247 days.
21/11/33-29/3/35Lord Willoughby de Eresby
(Gilbert James Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby)
C, Lincolnshire and Rutland, Rutland and StamfordBorn 8th December 1907, elected at the age of 25 years 348 days.
29/3/35-14/11/35Charles Stuart TaylorC, Sussex (Eastern), EastbourneBorn 10th April 1910, elected at the age of 24 years 353 days.
14/11/35-6/3/40Malcolm Kenneth MacmillanLab, Inverness-shire and Ross and Cromarty, Western IslesBorn 21st August 1913, elected at the age of 22 years 54 days.
6/3/40-18/8/41John Dennis ProfumoC, Northamptonshire, KetteringBorn 30th January 1915, elected at the age of 25 years 36 days.
18/8/41-30/7/44Hon. George Charles GreyL, Northumberland, Berwick-upon-TweedBorn 2nd December 1918, elected at the age of 22 years 259 days.
30/7/44-26/4/45John Dennis ProfumoC, Northamptonshire, KetteringBorn 30th January 1915, elected at the age of 25 years 36 days (in the 1940 byelection)
26/4/45-26/7/45Ernest Rogers MillingtonCW, Essex, ChelmsfordBorn 15th February 1916, elected at the age of 29 years 70 days.
26/7/45-29/4/48Hon. Edward CarsonC, Kent, Isle of ThanetBorn 17th February 1920, elected at the age of 25 years 160 days.
29/4/48-23/2/50Roy Harris JenkinsLab, Southwark, CentralBorn 11th November 1920, elected at the age of 27 years 171 days.
23/2/50-29/11/50Peter Arthur David BakerC, Norfolk, SouthBorn 20th April 1921, elected at the age of 28 years 310 days.
29/11/50-25/10/51Thomas Leslie TeevanC, Belfast, WestBorn July 1927, elected at the age of 23 years c. 136 days.
25/10/51-18/2/54Hon. Anthony Neil Wedgwood BennLab, Bristol, South-EastBorn 3rd April 1925, elected at the age of 25 years 242 days (in the November 1950 byelection).
18/2/54-26/5/55John Benedict EdenC, Bournemouth, WestBorn 15th September 1925, elected at the age of 28 years 156 days.
26/5/55-25/10/55Philip Christopher ClarkeSF, Fermanagh and South TyroneBorn 1933, elected at the age of 21 years. †
25/10/55-7/3/57Peter Michael KirkC, Kent, GravesendBorn 18th May 1928, elected at the age of 27 years 8 days (in the 1955 general election).
7/3/57-20/11/58Robert Gordon CookeC, Bristol, WestBorn 29th May 1930, elected at the age of 26 years 282 days.
20/11/58-29/1/59Patrick Wolrige-GordonC, Aberdeenshire, EastBorn 10th August 1935, elected at the age of 23 years 102 days.
29/1/59-16/10/64Henry Paul Guinness ChannonC, Southend, WestBorn 9th October 1935, elected at the age of 23 years 112 days.
16/10/64-24/3/65Edward Macmillan TaylorC, Glasgow, CathcartBorn 18th April 1937, elected at the age of 27 years 181 days.
24/3/65-31/3/66David Martin Scott SteelL, Roxburgh, Selkirk and PeeblesBorn 31st March 1938, elected at the age of 26 years 358 days.
31/3/66-9/3/67John RyanLab, Middlesex, UxbridgeBorn 30th April 1940, elected at the age of 25 years 335 days.
9/3/67-17/4/69Leslie John HuckfieldLab, Warwickshire, NuneatonBorn 7th April 1942, elected at the age of 24 years 336 days.
17/4/69-28/2/74Miss Josephine Bernardette DevlinUnity, Mid-UlsterBorn 23rd April 1947, elected at the age of 21 years 359 days.
28/2/74-10/10/74Dafydd Elis ThomasPC, MerionethBorn 18th October 1946, elected at the age of 27 years 133 days.
10/10/74-29/3/79Mrs. Hélène Valerie HaymanLab, Welwyn and HatfieldBorn 26th March 1949, elected at the age of 25 years 198 days.
29/3/79-3/5/79David Patrick Paul AltonL, Liverpool, Edge HillBorn 15th March 1951, elected at the age of 28 years 14 days.
3/5/79-9/4/81Stephen James DorrellC, LoughboroughBorn 25th March 1952, elected at the age of 27 years 39 days.
9/4/81-5/5/81Robert George SandsAnti-H Block, Fermanagh and South TyroneBorn 9th March 1954, elected at the age of 27 years 31 days. ††
5/5/81-20/8/81Stephen James DorrellC, LoughboroughBorn 25th March 1952, elected at the age of 27 years 39 days (in the 1979 general election).
20/8/81-9/6/83Owen Gerard CarronAnti-H Block, Fermanagh and South TyroneBorn February/March 1953, elected at the age of 28 years c. 170 days. †††
9/6/83-12/3/87Charles Peter KennedySDP, Highland, Ross, Cromarty and SkyeBorn 25th November 1959, elected at the age of 23 years 196 days.
12/3/87-1/5/97Matthew Owen John TaylorL, Cornwall, TruroBorn 3rd January 1963, elected at the age of 24 years 68 days.
1/5/97-22/6/00Christopher Michael LeslieLab, West Yorkshire, ShipleyBorn 28th June 1972, elected at the age of 24 years 307 days.
22/6/00-18/9/03David Linden LammyLab, Haringey, TottenhamBorn 19th July 1972, elected at the age of 27 years 339 days.
18/9/03-5/5/05Sarah Louise TeatherL Dem, Brent, Brent EastBorn 1st June 1974, elected at the age of 29 years 109 days.
5/5/05-Jo SwinsonL Dem, Dunbartonshire, East DunbartonshireBorn 5th February 1980, elected at the age of 25 years 89 days.

Notes:

* Mr. Sweeney did not take his seat. The youngest Member who took his seat during this period was Oswald Ernald Mosley (Co C, Middlesex, Harrow) who was born on 16th November 1896 and therefore elected at the age of 22 years 28 days.

† Mr. Clarke did not take his seat. The youngest Member who took his seat during this period was Peter Michael Kirk - see above.

†† Mr. Sands did not take his seat. The youngest Member who took his seat during this period was Stephen James Dorrell - see above.

††† Mr. Carron did not take his seat. The youngest Member who took his seat during this period was Stephen James Dorrell - see above.