Lord Macdonald of River Glaven

Kenneth Macdonald

Kenneth Macdonald


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Macdonald

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Councils, public bodies

Member: Treasury Counsel Selection Committee, Central Criminal Court 2001-03, Sentencing Guidelines Council 2003-08, Criminal Procedure Rules Committee 2003-08, Independent Commission on Youth Crime 2008-; Trustee, Index on Censorship 2009-; Advisory board, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Macdonald of River Glaven, of Cley-next-the-Sea in the County of Norfolk 2010

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Proven (UK) Limited (investigations)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Practising barrister (Queen's Counsel)

Deputy High Court Judge

Recorder of the Crown Court

Income from articles written for national press, particularly Times and Guardian

Warden-elect, Wadham College Oxford (unpaid until Member takes up post in September 2012)

5: Land and property

Flat in the City of London

Flat in Manchester

7: Overseas visits

Visit to West Bank, 6-10 April 2011, as part of a delegation organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding; travel costs, accommodation, food and drink were funded by the Sir Joseph Hotung Programme

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Member, Advisory Board, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford

Visiting Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science

Visiting Professor of Law, Northumbria University

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Member of Council, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London SW1Y 5AH

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Board Member, Index on Censorship

Commissioner, Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour

Chair and Trustee, Reprieve (anti-death-penalty charity)