Father of the House of Commons

Cabinet role: false
Notes: Not an 'office' as such, rather an honorary title

Members

  1. George Finch

    1906-1907

  2. Edward Heath

    1992-2001

  3. David Lloyd George

    1929-1945

  4. John Mowbray

    1898-1899

  5. Bernard Braine

    1987-1992

  6. James Callaghan

    1983-1987

  7. John Parker

    1979-1983

  8. Turnour

    1945-1951

  9. Hugh O'Neill

    1951-1952

  10. Winston Churchill

    1959-1964

  11. R.A. Butler

    1964-1965

  12. Robin Turton

    1965-1974

  13. George Strauss

    1974-1979

  14. David Grenfell

    1952-1959

  15. Henry Campbell-Bannerman

    1907-1908

  16. Thomas Burt

    1910-1918

  17. T.P. O'Connor

    1918-1929

  18. Christopher Talbot

    1874-1890

  19. Charles Villiers

    1890-1898

  20. William Beach

    1899-1901

  21. Michael Hicks-Beach

    1901-1906

  22. John Kennaway

    1908-1910

  23. Tam Dalyell

    2001-2005

  24. Alan J. Williams

    2005-2010

  25. Peter Tapsell

    2010-2015

  26. Kenneth Clarke

    2017-2019

  27. Gerald Kaufman

    2015-2017