Lord McNally

Tom McNally

Tom McNally


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Lord McNally

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5443


Electoral history

MP (Labour 1979-81, SDP 1981-83) for Stockport South. Contested (SDP) Stockport 1983 general election

Parliamentary career

SDP Spokesperson for Education and Sport 1981-83

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Broadcasting and Trade and Industry 1996-97, Home Affairs 1998-2002, Broadcasting 2002-04, Home Office 2004; Liberal Democrat peers: Deputy Leader 2001-04, Leader 2004-; Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs 2006-10; Deputy Leader of the House of Lords 2010-; Minister of State and Government Spokesperson, Ministry of Justice 2010-

Party groups

Labour Party Researcher 1967-68; International Secretary, Labour Party 1969-74

Select committees

Member: Industry and Trade 1979-83

Political interests

Trade and industry, broadcasting, retail industry, tourism, leisure industries, foreign affairs

Countries of interest

China, EU, India, Tunisia

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron McNally, of Blackpool in the County of Lancashire 1995

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

In receipt of ministerial salary

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Member of Court, University of Hertfordshire