Lord Irvine of Lairg

Alexander Irvine

Alexander Irvine



Address as

Lord Irvine

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 1446


Electoral history

Contested (Labour) Hendon North 1970 general election

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for Legal Affairs and Home Affairs 1987-92; Shadow Lord Chancellor 1992-97; Lord Chancellor and Government Spokesperson for Legal Affairs and Lord Chancellor's Department 1997-2003; Lord of Appeal -2008

Councils, public bodies

Church Commissioner

International bodies

Vice-Patron, World Federation of Mental Health; Joint President: Inter-Parliamentary Union, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association; Vice-President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch)

Political interests

Legal affairs, home affairs, constitutional affairs

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Irvine of Lairg, of Lairg in the District of Sutherland 1987

Register of Interests


No registrable interests