Lord Steel of Aikwood

Former MSP

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Charles Taylor 6 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government why Charles Taylor, the ex-President of Liberia, was permitted to make a phone call from Frankland Prison to supporters in Liberia and deliver a speech to them via speakerphone.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Abortion 21 Feb 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of women who travelled from (a) the Republic of Ireland, and (b) Northern Ireland, to the rest of the UK to obtain legal abortions in the latest year for which figures are available.
  • Transport: A1 Dual Carriageway - Question 7 Feb 2017

    On that last point, would the Minister be kind enough to consult his opposite number in the Scottish Government, Mr Yousaf, with a view to making sure that the benefit of these works extends right the way to Edinburgh?

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Liberal Democrat Peer, Former None MSP for Lothians

Entered the House of Lords on 6 June 1997

Previously MP for Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale until 8 April 1997 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 24 March 1965 — unknown

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2003 — Election

Party was None until 6 May 2003

Also represented Lothians; Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale; Roxburgh Selkirk and Peebles; Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire and Peeblesshire

Other offices held in the past

  • Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament (12 May 1999 to 7 May 2003)
  • Joint Leader, Social & Liberal Democrats (3 Mar 1988 to 16 Jul 1988)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (3 May 1979 to 14 May 1986)
  • Leader of the Liberal Party (7 Jul 1976 to 16 Jul 1988)

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