Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Former Conservative Peer


Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1989

Left the House of Lords on 22 June 2013 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) ( 1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2006 to 4 Feb 2008)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E ( 6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Financial Services and Markets (Joint Committee) ( 2 Mar 1999 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee ( 9 Jun 1997 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee ( 5 Jun 1997 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords ( 2 May 1997 to 30 Nov 1998)
  • Minister of State (Department of Energy) ( 1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) ( 6 Jul 1995 to 2 May 1997)
  • Minister of State (Scottish Office) (14 Apr 1992 to 6 Jul 1995)
  • Lord Advocate (Law Officers) ( 4 Jan 1989 to 13 Apr 1992)
  • Solicitor-General Scotland (28 Jan 1982 to 3 Jan 1989)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee ( 3 May 1979 to 13 Nov 1981)

Recent appearances

  • Financial Services Bill — Third Reading 5 Dec 2012

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a director of ICE Clear Europe, and I warmly welcome this extremely valuable amendment. It seems to go wider; noble Lords may think that it is a narrow amendment, but they have no idea what a sense of confidence it has given to the City at this time. I regard that as very important. During the 1970s, we generally regarded the Foreign and Commonwealth Office...
  • Devolution (Time) Bill [HL] — Second Reading 1 Jul 2011

    My Lords, my noble friend the Minister will be pleased to know that I intend to speak only briefly to Clause 1 in this extraordinarily large, extensive Bill-but that does not mean that I think that Clause 2 should be rejected. If I may say so, with the exception of its prescription charges decision, it seems to me that the Welsh Assembly has not been terribly bright in thinking this one...
  • Devolution (Time) Bill [HL] — Second Reading 1 Jul 2011

    Just watch them. Last night was not a great night for either of us, but that is by the bye. We should get rid of all these petty things. In a perfect world, time zones should logically be divided into 24 segments, like a chocolate orange, so that lines are drawn. But the Channel Islands, for example, are to the west of France but an hour behind it. We are clearly not looking at it in terms of...

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