MP for darling

Peter Gibson

Conservative MP for Darlington (13 Dec 2019 – current)

People matching darling

Lord Darling of Roulanish

Former Labour Peer (10 Dec 2015 – 28 Jul 2020)

Mr Charles Darling

Former MP for Deptford (29 Feb 1888 – 0 1898)

Earl of Darlington

Former MP for Shropshire Southern (14 Oct 1812 – 29 Jan 1842)

Mr Moir Darling

Former MP for Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities (6 Nov 1888 – 0 1891)

Mr George Darling

Former MP for Sheffield, Hillsborough (23 Feb 1950 – 8 Feb 1974)

Sir William Darling

Former MP for Edinburgh South ( 5 Jul 1945 – 2 May 1957)

Baroness Chapman of Darlington

Labour Peer ( 1 Feb 2021 – current)

Ann Coffey

Former Independent MP for Stockport ( 9 Apr 1992 – 6 Nov 2019)

Russell Brown

Former Labour MP for Dumfries and Galloway ( 1 May 1997 – 30 Mar 2015)

Mr David Stewart

Former Labour MP for Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber ( 1 May 1997 – 11 Apr 2005)

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Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) (No 3) Bill (27 Feb 2024)

Kenneth Gibson: ...on them. The Opposition parties should stop posturing and get behind this budget. As we know, while Labour presided over the financial crash that began austerity under Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling, the Tories gave us born-again conspiracy theorist Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng. According to the Pensions Regulator, £425 billion was wiped from pension pots by their reckless mini-budget....

Northern Ireland Assembly: Members' Statements: Harold Ennis (19 Feb 2024)

Mike Nesbitt: ...Company Ltd, which was heading for receivership. He turned it around in rapid order. By 1983, he had orchestrated a buyout. By the end of the decade, it was a public company, soon to become a darling of the stock exchange and, indeed, the financial media. In 2001, 25 years after Harold began, the company was one of international renown, valued at almost £200 million. I believe that that...

Industrial Strategy - Motion to Take Note ( 1 Feb 2024)

Lord McNicol of West Kilbride: ..., on his maiden speech. I agree with him that there is huge opportunity across the UK, not just in London and the south-east, to develop an industrial strategy. I echo his warm words about Alistair Darling, a mutual friend of many of us on this side, and his family. I thank him for that. I hope he enjoys his many years in your Lordships’ House. We are a country full of talented people...

Christmas, Christianity and Communities — [Dame Maria Miller in the Chair] (19 Dec 2023)

Patrick Grady: Before I begin, I pay tribute to the late Alistair Darling, whose memorial service will be taking place not long from now in St Mary’s Episcopal cathedral in Edinburgh. He was a remarkable man who contributed much to Scottish politics. I echo the tributes that have been paid across party lines, and I send condolences and sympathies to his family. I congratulate the hon. Member for Don...

Treasury: Anglesey Freeport: North Wales Economy (19 Dec 2023)

Jeremy Hunt: Merry Christmas, Mr Speaker. Today is the funeral of former Chancellor Lord Darling, and if I may, I will make some comments about that in my topicals statement. Anglesey freeport will be a national and international hub for trade, innovation and commerce, regenerating communities by attracting new business, and spreading jobs, investment and opportunity.

Treasury: Banking Services: Access (19 Dec 2023)

Tulip Siddiq: Before I ask my question, I want to convey the apologies of the shadow Chancellor, my right hon. Friend the Member for Leeds West (Rachel Reeves). She is delivering the eulogy at Alistair Darling’s funeral today. I want to say a few words about Alistair Darling—I am sure you will agree, Mr Speaker—a dedicated public servant, who was respected across both Houses. He led the country’s...

Treasury: Topical Questions (19 Dec 2023)

Jeremy Hunt: Today is the funeral of Lord Darling, who will be greatly missed by many in this House, as well as by Maggie and his family. Civil servants are known for being good at concealing their private feelings about more challenging Ministers, but that was never necessary with Alistair Darling. He was Chief Secretary to the Treasury and then Chancellor during the global financial crisis, and despite...

Finance Bill (13 Dec 2023)

Robert Syms: ...and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. He has put together a good package, and I look forward to what will happen in March. Before I sit down, I will pay tribute to a Labour Chancellor, Lord Alistair Darling of Roulanish, who was a very modest but very competent man. He faced what would be anybody’s nightmare in the Treasury, with banks collapsing. I think that history will treat him well...

Love Matters (Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Households Report) - Motion to Take Note ( 8 Dec 2023)

Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone: ...completely on the back burner: it is a very difficult role”. Indeed, when I was the Children’s Minister, I was absolutely never at home, working all the time. I finally said to my daughter, “Darling, if a strange woman knocks on the door and says she’s your mother, let her in; it might well be her”. I think this is something experienced by a great number of similar people. In...

Business of the House ( 7 Dec 2023)

Lucy Powell: Let me first pay tribute to two Labour giants who have passed away in the past week. Alistair Darling was one of the guiding hands in the last Labour Government. He was one of only three Ministers who served in the Cabinet throughout the entire period, most notably as Chancellor during the global economic crisis. His calm, decisive and comprehensive response helped to save our economy, and...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for International Student Assessment (Results) ( 7 Dec 2023)

Douglas Ross: 1. I begin by putting on record my party’s condolences to the family and friends of the late Alistair Darling. The former Chancellor of the Exchequer played an essential role in steering the country through the financial crash and the better together campaign. He was a true titan of Scottish and United Kingdom politics, and the warm responses from across the political spectrum are testament...

Scottish Parliament: Cabinet (Meetings) ( 7 Dec 2023)

Alex Cole-Hamilton: 3. On behalf of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, I express our profound regret at the loss of Alistair Darling, a giant of Edinburgh politics, who was feared and respected by politicians of all parties. I pass on our condolences to his family and to the Labour Party. I also wish all those who are celebrating it a happy Hanukkah, and I remind the chamber that my wife is a serving primary school...

Prime Minister: West Midlands: Economic Growth ( 6 Dec 2023)

Rishi Sunak: ...Mr Speaker a speedy recovery. Before I answer my hon. Friend’s question, I also know that the whole House will want to join me in offering our condolences to the family and friends of Alistair Darling, Glenys Kinnock and Lord James Douglas-Hamilton. They each made an enormous contribution to public life and will be deeply missed. The Hillsborough families have suffered multiple...

Prime Minister: Engagements ( 6 Dec 2023)

Keir Starmer: see you in your place, Madam Deputy Speaker. We wish Mr Speaker a speedy recovery. This week, we lost two giants of the Labour family, and I thank the Prime Minister for his comments. Alistair Darling was a man of unassuming intelligence, warmth and kindness. He brought a calm expertise and, in private, a cutting wit, and his devoted love of his family was ever present. Our thoughts are...

Deaths of Former Members - Announcement ( 4 Dec 2023)

Lord McFall of Alcluith: My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of the noble Lord, Lord Darling of Roulanish, on 30 November 2023. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to the noble Lord’s family and friends. I also regret to inform the House of the death of the noble Baroness, Lady Kinnock of Holyhead, on 3 December 2023. On behalf of the House, I extend condolences to the noble Lord,...

Early Years Education - Motion to Take Note (30 Nov 2023)

Baroness Andrews: ...excellent note on which to end a very good, passionate, as usual, and expert, as usual, debate. I thank the noble Baroness for associating herself and her party with our grief at the death of Lord Darling. It has been a debate about quality, and lots of elements that constitute quality have been raised. Lots of questions have been asked and I am particularly grateful to the noble...

Benefit Claimants: Free Prescriptions - Question for Short Debate (30 Nov 2023)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: My Lords, I begin by expressing my own condolences at the loss of the noble Lord, Lord Darling. I was shocked and greatly saddened when I heard the news earlier today. He was a giant of a man, and he was extremely helpful, indeed instrumental, in helping the country through the financial crisis back in 2008 and onwards. It is a pleasure to close this important debate which, at its heart, is...

National Health Service: 75th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note (30 Nov 2023)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: to respond: I understand that the clerk will time us out at 2.56 pm. All I will say then is, first, that I thank the Minister and my noble friend Lady Merron for their tributes to Alistair Darling, who was such a formidable colleague, Minister and public servant. Secondly, the conclusion I reach is that we have to have a whole-system reform; we need a Government who are determined to...

HM Prison Bedford (30 Nov 2023)

Edward Argar: If I may briefly crave your indulgence, Mr Deputy Speaker, I wish to put on the record my tribute to the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, on the news of his sad passing. He was a man of intellect, integrity and ability, and had a deep commitment to public service. He will be missed by all in this House. We send our condolences and sympathies to his family. I am grateful...

National Insurance Contributions (Reduction in Rates) Bill: Clause 1 - Reduction of Class 1 main primary percentage (30 Nov 2023)

Drew Hendry: Before I come to my point, may I add my own condolences and those of my party to the family and friends of the former Chancellor, Alistair Darling? Clearly, we were on very different sides of the fence, particularly on independence, which was heavily contested nine years ago, but he was a towering intellect and a very important figure in Scottish public life. As I say, we pass on our...

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