Lord Mackay of Clashfern


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Recent appearances

  • Religious Intolerance and Prejudice - Motion to Take Note 17 Oct 2018

    My Lords, it is an extraordinary privilege to follow the most reverend Primate, the noble Lord, Lord Hain, and my noble friend the Minister on this very difficult situation. As the noble Lord, Lord Hain, has said, and in a way I have even longer experience than he has, we have never had it like this—in my experience never. This is fundamental, because it means that there are very...
  • In Vitro Fertilisation: 40th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note 13 Sep 2018

    My Lords, it is a great privilege to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Deech, on this important issue. I put my name down to speak simply because I had responsibilities in the early days of the development of the law relating to this subject. I join the noble Baroness in paying tribute to the then Secretary of State for setting up the Warnock committee, which did a tremendous job of dealing...
  • House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] - Committed to Committee 12 Sep 2018

    My Lords, this is a very important Motion. I am not absolutely certain that it will necessarily speed the passage of the Bill—but that is a matter for the noble Lord, Lord Grocott. However, I am very satisfied that the Bill, as long as it is heard in the House on a Friday in Committee, is holding back other Bills that are scheduled for a Committee hearing. All of us who have an interest...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1979

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (since 23 Nov 1999)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Care and Support Bill Committee (22 Nov 2012 to 6 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Lord Chancellor (28 Oct 1987 to 3 May 1997)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (21 Nov 1985 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (21 Nov 1985 to 8 Apr 1997)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Nov 1985 to 15 May 1987)


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