Lord Maxton

Former MP

Labour

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  • Digital Understanding - Motion to Take Note 7 Sep 2017

    The noble Lord is aware, of course, that Estonia insists on every citizen having an identity card, which is a smart card?
  • Digital Understanding - Motion to Take Note 7 Sep 2017

    My Lords, you will note that I have basically torn up my speech. If you are number 17 on the list, most of what you want to say has already been said. First, I would like to thank the noble Baroness, Lady Lane-Fox, both for her speech and for introducing this debate. Her speech was very good, if slightly depressing. I have already used the intranet and the internet at least twice today: I...
  • Health: Electronic Patient Records - Question 27 Apr 2017

    My Lords, will the Minister make it clear to the House that there are four health services in the United Kingdom, not one? What negotiations are taking place with his equivalent colleagues in the other Administrations in the United Kingdom to ensure that there is one common computer system across the whole of the United Kingdom? Electronic patient records depend upon there being one computer...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 7 July 2004

Previously MP for Glasgow Cathcart until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Labour Member of Parliament for Glasgow Cathcart. (from Number 10 press release)

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

Also represented Glasgow Cathcart

Currently held offices

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Communications Committee (23 Apr 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, BBC Charter Review Committee (24 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, National Heritage Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 Nov 1982 to 1 Feb 1985)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (16 Jan 1981 to 17 Dec 1982)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

1. Remunerated directorships
Glasgow International Jazz Festival (unpaid, but free tickets for concerts.)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
7-9 June 2000, British-Spanish All-Party Parliamentary Group meeting with Spanish counterparts in Edinburgh. Travel paid for by British Airways and other expenses met from Group funds provided by our declared sponsors, British Gas plc and the Norwich Union plc. Travel within Edinburgh and other hospitality was provided and paid for by the Scottish Executive. (Registered 26 June 2000)
6. Overseas visits
23-28 September 2000, to Beijing to deliver a paper on Government and Information Technology. My airfares (Business Class) were paid by Napier University and my accommodation, food etc in Beijing was paid by the Chinese Government. (Registered 6 October 2000)
31 January-2 February 2001, to Seville, Spain, with the British-Spanish All-Party Parliamentary Group, for meeting with Spanish colleagues from the Congress of Deputies. Travel paid out of Group funds provided by declared sponsors, British Gas plc and Norwich Union plc. (Registered 14 February 2001)

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