Lord McFall of Alcluith

John McFall

John McFall



Address as

Lord McFall

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3521


Electoral history

MP (Labour) for Dumbarton 1987-2005, for West Dunbartonshire 2005-10

Parliamentary career

Member Public Accounts Commission -2010; Opposition Whip 1989-91; Opposition Spokesperson for Scottish Affairs 1992-97; Government Whip 1997-98; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office 1998-99 (Minister for Education, Training and Employment, Health and Community Relations 1998-99, for Economy and Education 1999)

Party groups

Member, Co-operative Party

Select committees

Member: Public Administration 2000-01, Treasury (Treasury Sub-Committee) 2001-10; Chair: Treasury 2001-10; Member: Liaison 2001-10, Liaison Sub-committee 2007-10

Political interests

Defence, education, economic policy, co-operative development, Third World

Countries of interest

Latin America, Middle East, Romania

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron McFall of Alcluith, of Dumbarton in the County of Dunbartonshire 2010

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Director (Chairman, Audit Committee), NBNK Investments plc (banking)

Director, Alcluith Limited (trading entity for Member's advisory and other professional services: see category 4(a); payment is made to Alcluith Limited for work the Member does as a Senior Adviser to KPMG on regulatory and corporate governance; income from speaking engagements is also paid to Alcluith Limited (see category 2))

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Speaking engagement, 16 November 2011, Centaur Media plc dinner

Speaking engagement, 29 November 2011, Fidelity Investment

4: Shareholdings (a)

Alcluith Limited (trading entity for Member's advisory and other professional services)

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Chairman, Workplace Retirement Income Commission

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Member of Church of Scotland Special Commission on Purposes of Economic Activity