Lord Mackie of Benshie

George Mackie

George Mackie

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord Mackie

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 3179

Biography

Electoral history

Contested South Angus 1959 general election. MP (Liberal) Caithness and Sutherland 1964-66

Parliamentary career

Scottish Whip 1964-66

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Agriculture and Scottish Affairs 1975-2000; On leave of absence

Party groups

Scottish Liberal Party: Chair 1965-70, President 1983-88

International bodies

Executive Committee Member, Inter-Parliamentary Union British Group; Member: Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Council of Europe 1986-98, Western European Council 1986-98

Political interests

Agriculture

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Mackie of Benshie, of Kirriemuir in the County of Angus 1974

Register of Interests

Nil

On leave of absence; exempt from registration