Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Turkey and Syria Earthquakes - Statement 6 Mar 2023

    My Lords, perhaps the biggest danger that we will face now is that public attention will fade, and gradually that outpouring of grief and generosity that we have seen up to now will fade because of other events taking place. Are the Government going to maintain public interest in the subject? I also draw attention to the role of Turkey in the present crisis. The Turkish people have been the...
  • Georgia: Imprisonment of Mikhail Saakashvili - Question 27 Feb 2023

    My Lords, I endorse the concerns that have been expressed about what is happening in Georgia today. Some of us who have been long-standing supporters of the ambition of Georgia to join the Euro-Atlantic family are deeply distressed about what is happening there, especially the treatment of former president Saakashvili and other members of the opposition as well. Will the Government keep up...
  • Ukraine - Motion to Take Note 9 Feb 2023

    My Lords, it is good to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Meyer, who has worked hard as the Prime Minister’s envoy on Ukraine. It is also good to look forward to the maiden contribution of the noble Lord, Lord Soames, who is not only an old colleague and friend but a former Minister for the Armed Forces, with a distinguished record that was only enhanced by him being denied the Conservative...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 August 1999

Previously MP for Hamilton South until 23 August 1999 — Became peer

Entered the House of Commons on 31 May 1978 — unknown

Party was Labour until 23 Aug 1999; Other until 2 Feb 2000; Crossbench until 28 Jan 2004

Also represented Hamilton South; Hamilton

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Relations and Defence Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (2 Feb 2022 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Risk Assessment and Risk Planning Committee (15 Oct 2020 to 24 Nov 2021)
  • Secretary General of NATO (11 Oct 1999 to 5 Jan 2004)
  • Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (3 May 1997 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • The Secretary of State for Defence (3 May 1997 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 1993 to 1 May 1997)

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