Lord McFall of Alcluith

Lord Speaker

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 6 July 2010

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

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005; Labour until 1 Sep 2016

Also represented West Dunbartonshire; Dumbarton

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Scotland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Tax Avoidance
  • Naval Bases: Ambulance Services
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Jobcentres
  • Tax

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Restoration and Renewal Client Board Committee (since 17 Oct 2022)
  • Chair, Restoration and Renewal Client Board Committee (since 17 Oct 2022)
  • Chair, House of Lords Commission (since 13 May 2021)
  • Chair, House of Lords Commission (since 13 May 2021)
  • Lord Speaker (since 1 May 2021)
  • Chair, Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (Lords) (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Chair, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Chair, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (since 1 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Parliamentary Works Estimates Commission (23 Sep 2020 to 14 Jul 2021)
  • Chair, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Liaison Committee (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Liaison Committee (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 9 May 2019)
  • Chair, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 9 May 2019)
  • Chair, Procedure and Privileges Committee ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Committee of Selection (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Chair, Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Lords) ( 1 Sep 2016 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Member, House of Lords Commission ( 1 Sep 2016 to 13 May 2021)
  • The Senior Deputy Speaker ( 1 Sep 2016 to 30 Apr 2021)
  • Member, European Union Committee (25 May 2016 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Member, Liaison Committee ( 1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Treasury Committee ( 1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Treasury Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-committee Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) ( 5 Nov 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Treasury Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Treasury Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee ( 7 Jun 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee ( 3 Mar 2000 to 5 Mar 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office (28 Jul 1998 to 2 Dec 1999)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (28 Jul 1998 to 2 Dec 1999)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury ( 8 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Government Whip ( 6 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Transport Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 26 Oct 1992)
  • Member, Defence Committee (28 Apr 1988 to 16 Mar 1992)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Speech to Bell Pottinger Public Affairs Limited, 5th Floor, Holborn Gate, 26 Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QB. Fee of £400 donated to charity. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2009)
Speech to European Banking Regulation Roundtable arranged by City & Financial, 8 Westminster Court, Hipley Street, Old Woking, Surrey. Fee of £200 donated to charity. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2009)
Parliamentary panel surveys:
ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA.
Fee of £50 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 November 2009)
Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 November 2009)
Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 December 2009)
Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 9 February 2010)
Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 9 March 2010)
BPRI Group, 24-28 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2PX.
Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 November 2009)
Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 November 2009)
Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 9 February 2010)
The Open Road, Golden Cross House, 8 Duncannon Street, London WC2N 4JF.
Survey for Prudential. Fee of £60 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 November 2009)
Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY.
Fee of £150 donated to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 November 2009)
Heidrick & Struggles, 3 Burlington Gardens, London W1S 3EP.
Completion of Parliamentary Telephone Survey. Fee of £50 donated to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 25 November 2009)
Speech at Understanding Modern Government Conference, arranged by GovNet Communications, St James Building, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6PP. Fee of £150 donated to charity. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2009)
Speech at Corporate & Financial Group Conference, 2 Greenways, Pembroke Road, Woking GU22 7DY. Fee of £50 donated to charity. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2009)
Speech at Westminster Briefing Sector Knowledge Conference. Arranged by Westminster Briefing, 4 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7DL. Fee of £150 donated to charity. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2009)
Completion of telephone survey for European Headquarters of Toyota. Address: Toyota Motor Europe, Avenue du Bourget 60, 1140 Brussels, Belgium. Fee of £75 donated to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 December 2009)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
An intern sponsored by the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales from October 2008-July 2009.
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: 1) All-Party Parliamentary China Group
2) Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress
Address of donor: 1) House of Commons
2) 32 Zhong Shan Beilu, Nanjing 210008, People's Republic of China
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):
1) £713 (return flights to Shanghai) (from donations previously registered)
2) £700 (includes hotels for 6 nights, meals and coach travel for 6 days.)
Destination of visit: Jiangsu Province and Shanghai
Date of visit: 19-26 September 2009
Purpose of visit: as a representative of the All-Party Parliamentary Group, to consolidate links between the UK and Jiangsu Province.
(Registered 7 October 2009)
Address of donor: One Bow Churchyard, London EC4M 9HH.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £5,313.50 for flights and accommodation.
Destination of visit: Singapore and Kuala Lumpur
Date of visit: 5-13 March 2010
Purpose of visit: part of Industry and Parliament Trust Postgraduate Fellowship looking at banking and financial services.
(Registered 7 April 2010)

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