Marquess of Lothian

Marquess of Lothian

Full title

The Most Hon. the Marquess of Lothian QC

Name

Michael Kerr

Party/group

Conservative

Joined the Lords

22 November 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 0207 219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State 2005-05
Shadow Secretary of State 2003-05
Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party 2001-05
Shadow Secretary of State 2001-03
Party Chair, Conservative Party 1998-01
Without portfolio 1998-01
Deputy Chair, Conservative Party 1998-98
Shadow Secretary of State 1997-98
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) 1993-94
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) 1983-87
Committee House Date
Joint Committee on Security Lords 2010-11
Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-
Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) Commons 2006-10
Public Accounts Committee Commons 1992-93
Energy Commons 1979-83
Constituency Date
Devizes 1992-10
Edinburgh South 1979-87
Berwick & East Lothian 1974-74

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Chairman, MEC International Ltd (global advisory and business development firm)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Faculty of Advocates (non-practising)
    • Partner in a tenanted farm in Scottish Borders
  • 5: Land and property

    • Owner of 6 tenanted farms (4 in Scottish Borders, 2 in Midlothian) from which rental income is received
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Hammamet, Tunisia, 12-16 November 2013, to Chair Conference on behalf of British Council; hotel costs met by British Council; cost of flights met by Member
    • Visit to Istanbul, 26 & 27 June 2014, to contribute to a conference of the Bosphorus Energy Club; two nights’ accommodation at Grand Tarabya Hotel, Istanbul, paid for by Bosphorus Energy Club
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust, Oxford Foundation