Lord Kirkhill

Former Labour Peer


Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1975

Left the House of Lords on 30 April 2018

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (21 Nov 1985 to 15 Nov 1988)

Recent appearances

  • Council of Europe: Local and Regional Democracy — Question for Short Debate 6 Feb 2013

    My Lords, I rise with considerable pleasure to thank the noble Earl, Lord Dundee, for introducing this debate. We do not talk about the Council of Europe often enough in this Chamber. Indeed, we do not talk about external organisations often enough. The debate gives us an opportunity to say something about this important body. I emphasise at the outset that the Council of Europe does not, as...
  • European Convention on Human Rights — Debate 19 May 2011

    My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating the noble and learned Lord, Lord Irvine of Lairg, on securing this debate. Nowadays, when we discuss fundamental rights, we inevitably have to talk about the European Convention on Human Rights. This convention is by no means the only international instrument in the field of human rights, but it is certainly one of the most important. Until...
  • Amendments to Law (Resolution of Dunfermline Building Society) Order 2009: Motion to Approve 6 May 2009

    My Lords, on a point of clarification, I did not quite understand why those members of the pension scheme might have a preference ahead of others. Can the Minister briefly develop that point for me?

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