My Lords, I have been in this House for only three years and do not have the depth of experience of many noble Lords who have contributed so well to the debate regarding the Commonwealth. Over those three years it has been a real privilege for me to develop my knowledge and understanding of the Commonwealth. It is a privilege of mine to serve alongside the noble Baroness, Lady Hooper, on the...
My Lords, the United Kingdom currently enjoys free trade agreements with 32 out of the 52 Commonwealth countries by virtue of our membership of the European Union customs union. The Commonwealth Secretariat has said that if we leave that union and revert to World Trade Organization rules, such positive trading relations with those countries cannot be guaranteed, and not only that; the...
My Lords, it remains a remarkable piece of good luck if you are born in our country and a remarkable judgment if you choose to make our country your home, but I am fearful about our union of nations and I am especially fearful for the views that our young people have about their future. The Leader of the House and I have at least one thing in common: with our birthdays 18 months apart, we...
Liberal Democrat Peer, Former Liberal Democrat MSP for Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Entered the House of Lords on 22 October 2013
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 1 May 2003 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2011 — Election
Also represented Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
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