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Viscount Colville of Culross, a Crossbench Member of the House of Lords, died on 8 April.
Viscount Colville of Culross first entered the House of Lords in 1954 and was elected to remain as an hereditary peer in 1999. Between 1972-74 he served as Minister of State for the Home Office.
As a Member by virtue of an hereditary peerage, his seat in the House of Lords will be filled following a by-election, in which Crossbench hereditary peers will be entitled to vote.
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