the Earl of Kinnoull


Recent appearances

  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) 17 Jan 2018

    My Lords, I declare my interests as set out in the register of the House, particularly those in respect of financial services. I greatly respect the noble Baroness, Lady Stern, and the other noble Lords who have signed the amendment, but I wholly disagree with it. If we in this Chamber sought to legislate for Scotland in a matter of devolved competence without consulting or without the...
  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Third Reading 17 Jan 2018

    My Lords, I strongly support this excellent group of amendments. I declare my interests as set out in the register, particularly those in respect of the insurance industry. I am enormously grateful to the Minister for being so generous with his time in the process that has led to the birth of these amendments. His Bill team has been quite outstanding—I see some of them sitting over...
  • Brexit: Justice for Families, Individuals and Businesses? (EU Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 20 Dec 2017

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Judd. “K” seems to follow “J” quite a lot. He always brings great passion and the wisdom born of many long years of public service, and we are very lucky that he does. I am glad to say that he brings it to every committee meeting, too. I feel that he needs a large carpetbag—in my case, I need a very small...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 February 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 26 May 2016)
  • Member, European Union Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee (28 Jan 2016 to 29 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Social Mobility Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 16 Mar 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all the Earl of Kinnoull’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 42.67% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 67 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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