Lord Steel of Aikwood

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Brexit 8 Oct 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of the budget preparing for a no-deal Brexit has been spent on advertisements (1) in newspapers, (2) on radio and television, and (3) on social media.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: Africa 30 Jul 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the joint All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report by the APPG for Africa, the APPG for Diaspora, Development and Migration and the APPG for Malawi Visa problems for African visitors to the UK, published on 16 July, in particular its findings in regard to the level of refusals of short-term visitor visa applications from...
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report: Amendment 12 17 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I think the House knows that I was the person who piloted the Abortion Act 1967 through the other place. I begin by thanking the Government, and this Minister in particular, for their readiness to respect the overwhelming vote in the House of Commons recently to bring the law in Northern Ireland into line. I was slightly puzzled by the fact that although the Government made the...

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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 Founder, Social & Liberal Democrats (3 Mar 1988 to 16 Jul 1988)
  • 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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