Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Former MSP

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Negotiation Programme - Question 20 Mar 2017

    My noble friend on the Front Bench asked the key question. Can I ask the corollary? In view of the huge volume of legislation that will be needed in order to implement Brexit, will there be any time for any other legislation?
  • Adult Social Care: Funding - Question 16 Mar 2017

    My Lords, is the Minister aware that he does not need to go as far as Germany and Japan to find good examples of this? Could he go up to Scotland, in particular to Ayrshire, and talk to Ian Welsh, the chair of the NHS health and social care partnership? That is a very good example of two bodies working together under a joint budget and joint administration. If the Minister were to take a few...
  • Prosecutions: Defence Legal Costs - Question 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, is it simpler in Scotland?

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Labour Peer, Former Labour MSP for Lothians

Entered the House of Lords on 28 June 2005

Previously MP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Ayrshire, 1979-1983 and Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, 1983-2005. Opposition spokesman on European and Community Affairs, 1984-1985; on foreign affairs, 1985-1992; on defence, 1992-1993 and on overseas development, 1994-1997. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of International Development, 1997-2001; Minister of State, Scotland Office, 2001-2002. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2011 — Election

Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005

Also represented Lothians; Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley; Ayrshire South

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Currently held offices

  • Member, Select Committee on Charities (since 25 May 2016)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Soft Power Committee (16 May 2013 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (17 Oct 2011 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 4 Jul 2013)
  • Member, European Union Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (1 Feb 2010 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Feb 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 21 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2004 to 15 Sep 2004)
  • Minister of State, Scottish Office (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Minister for Education and Industry, Scottish Office (26 Jan 2001 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Scotland Office) (25 Jan 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (6 May 1997 to 25 Jan 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for International Development (5 May 1997 to 26 Jan 2001)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Overseas Development Sub-Committee (15 Feb 1982 to 13 May 1983)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (3 Apr 1981 to 9 Jun 1983)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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