Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Financial Services Regulation Committee (since 24 Jan 2024)
  • Chair, Financial Services Regulation Committee (since 24 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee ( 8 Sep 2020 to 22 Jan 2021)
  • Chair, Finance Bill Sub-Committee ( 4 Sep 2018 to 8 Sep 2020)
  • Chair, Finance Bill Sub-Committee ( 4 Sep 2018 to 8 Sep 2020)
  • Chair, Economic Affairs Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Chair, Economic Affairs Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Chair, Economic Affairs Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 15 May 2013)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee ( 8 Dec 2015 to 4 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee ( 8 Jun 2015 to 27 Jun 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (25 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Soft Power Committee (16 May 2013 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (15 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)
  • Member, Barnett Formula Committee (10 Dec 2008 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England ( 6 Mar 2000 to 11 May 2001)
  • Secretary of State for Scottish Office ( 5 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (20 Jul 1994 to 5 Jul 1995)
  • Minister of State (Department of Employment) (14 Apr 1992 to 19 Jul 1994)
  • Minister of State (Scottish Office) ( 7 Sep 1990 to 13 Apr 1992)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) (13 Jun 1987 to 7 Sep 1990)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee ( 9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)

Recent appearances

  • Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Bill - Committee: Amendment 2 23 May 2024

    I may have misunderstood but, when I spoke earlier, I understood that there had been agreement between the various parties, as my noble friend Lord Arbuthnot indicated. My noble friend said that there are “two sides to this”, but I understood that that was part of the agreement and the understanding. This is very important for 13 people.
  • Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Bill - Committee: Amendment 2 23 May 2024

    My Lords, I briefly intervene to thank the noble Lord, Lord McNicol, who has done really sterling work on this, together with my noble friend. I very much agree with his optimism that this matter can be adjusted. I think all of us realise that 13 is an unlucky number and 13 people were going to suffer a degree of injustice. This is an important matter. It is a very good example of what we...
  • Diplomatic Missions: Congestion Charge - Question 23 May 2024

    My Lords, I say to my noble friend that the whole House hugely appreciates the service he has given and, at the risk of embarrassment to him, all of it has been as an unpaid Minister in this House. In the coming days, when people come up and complain about this House, they should look to his example and the examples of so many others who have served this country so well.

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