Lord Davidson of Glen Clova

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Union with Scotland - Question 4 Nov 2020

    My Lords, there is a clear surge in Scottish opinion supporting independence. The single factor identified behind this surge is the unpopularity of the Prime Minister. How do Her Majesty’s Government propose to remedy this danger to the union?
  • Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modification) Order 2020 - Motion to Consider 3 Jun 2020

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for introducing the order. Like the previous modification order of the 2014 Act, which came before the House in 2019, this order is certainly laconic. The effective language amounts to some 38 words. None the less it is of significance to police officers and staff in Scotland, to whom the benefits are directed. We support the order in both its terms and its...
  • Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modification) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve 26 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for introducing this brief order, which this side does not oppose. It is commendable that the Scottish Parliament has replicated the victim surcharge scheme that has operated in England and Wales since 2007. It should be a reasonable example of the cross-fertilisation of legal innovation that can occur from time to time within the UK. What is perhaps surprising,...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 March 2006

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland) (4 Jun 2018 to 17 May 2021)
  • Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (8 Oct 2010 to 17 May 2021)
  • Shadow Advocate-General for Scotland (8 Oct 2010 to 17 May 2021)
  • Advocate General for Scotland, Office of the Advocate General for Scotland (25 Nov 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Advocate General for Scotland, Law Officers' Department (8 May 2006 to 25 Nov 2008)
  • The Advocate-General for Scotland (5 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)

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