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The Marquess of Lothian

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A selection of the Marquess of Lothian's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 17 Jan 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last made representations to the government of Iran about the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe; when the Prime Minister last did so directly; whether they have done so since 3 January; and in all such cases, what response they received.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Health Services 16 Jan 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what research they have undertaken into the correlation between reductions in Public Health England's anti-smoking budget and the number of smokers in England; and what are their projections for the future costs to the NHS of treating smoking-related illnesses as a result of any such reductions.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Sahel: Armed Conflict 15 Jan 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the current situation in Mali and the wider Sahel region; what discussions they have had with the government of the United States about the number of US troops in West Africa further to reports that that government is considering a full or partial withdrawal; and what assessment they have made of the impact of any such...

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 November 2010

Previously MP for Devizes until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented Devizes; Edinburgh South; Berwick and East Lothian

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Zimbabwe
  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Gibraltar

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 14 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (7 Dec 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (7 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (26 Jan 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence & Deputy Leader, Defence (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (10 May 2005 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary & Deputy Leader, Foreign Affairs (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Affairs, Shadow Foreign Secretary & Deputy Leader, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (10 Nov 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (18 Sep 2001 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary (18 Sep 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party (18 Sep 2001 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio (2 Dec 1998 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (2 Dec 1998 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (2 Jun 1998 to 2 Dec 1998)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (27 May 1993 to 5 Jan 1994)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 26 Jul 1993)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) (13 Jun 1983 to 14 Jun 1987)
  • Member, Energy Committee (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

4. Sponsorships
A business lunch in my constituency under my name which raised money for constituency funds from numerous small donations. (Registered 6 July 2009)
8. Land and Property
Tenanted farm in Roxburghshire, Scotland, from which rental income is received.
11. Miscellaneous
Non-active partner in Nisbet Mill Farm partnership from which no payment has been received in the last year and none in the current farming year which starts June 2009.

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