List Of Political Families In The United Kingdom
See also Genealogical relationships of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom.
During its history, the United Kingdom (and previously England and Scotland) has seen many families who have repeatedly produced notable politicians, and consequently such families have had a significant impact on politics in the British Isles.
Certain families, such as the Cecils, owe their long standing political influence to the House of Lords, which was still mainly composed of hereditary legislators until 1999. Other families, such as the Longs, have had a long tradition of standing for elected office, usually in the House of Commons.
Read more about List Of Political Families In The United Kingdom: Aitkens, Alexanders, Amerys, Armstrongs, Astors, Asquiths and Bonham Carters, Beaumonts, Beggses, Benns, Brookes, Callaghans, Cavendishes (Dukes of Devonshire), Cecils (Earls/Marquesses of Salisbury), Chamberlains, Churchills, Spencers and Related Persons, Cromwells, Cryers, Dickinsons – Davidsons, Dunwoodys, Eagles, Ewings, Foots, Galbraiths, Guests, Guinness/Channon, Hoggs (Viscounts Hailsham), Hoosons, Hurds, Janners, Levers, Lloyd Georges, Longs and Related Persons, Mallalieus, McAteers, McNair-Wilsons, Milibands, Morrises, Morrison and Mandelson, Morrisons, Paisleys, Peases, Pelhams (Dukes of Newcastle), Pitts (Earls of Chatham), Grenvilles and Stanhopes, Russells, Samuels and Montagus, Silkins, Sinclairs, Smiles, Springs and Spring-Rices, Stanleys (Earls of Derby), Sainsburys, Todds, Wakefields, Williams/Breese, Married Couples
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