Lord Strathclyde

Thomas Galbraith

Thomas Galbraith



Address as

Lord Strathclyde

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 3051


Lords career

First entered House of Lords 1985; Government Spokesperson for Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Treasury and Scotland 1988-89; Government Whip 1988-89; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Employment (Tourism) 1989-90, Department of Environment 1990, DTI 1993-94; Scottish Office (Agriculture and Fisheries) 1990-92; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Environment 1992-93, Minister of State DTI 1994; Government Chief Whip 1994-97; Member, Shadow Cabinet 1997-2010; Opposition Chief Whip 1997-98; Deputy Speaker 1997-98; Deputy Chairman of Committees 1997-98; Leader of the Opposition 1998-2010; Opposition Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs December 1998-2005; Elected hereditary peer 1999-; Leader of the House of Lords 2010-; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2010-

Party groups

Chair, Commission on the Future Structure of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 1997-98

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Member, Lloyd's of London (non-life insurance)

In receipt of ministerial salary

4: Shareholdings (b)

Auchendrane Estates Ltd (property ownership and management of farmland, forestry, commercial and residential property in Scotland)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Governor, Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire