Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale

Name

Jack McConnell

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

28 June 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 8913
Fax: 0207 219 5979
mcconnellj@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Prime Minister's Special Representative for Peace Building 2008-10
First Minister of Scotland 2001-07
Minister for Education, Europe, External Relations Scottish Government 2000-01
Member of the Scottish Parliament 1999-11
Minister for Finance Scottish Government 1999-00
Council Leader Stirling District Council 1990-92
Councillor Stirling District Council 1984-93

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Council Secretary Scottish Labour Party 1992-98
Mathematics Teacher 1983-92

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairperson Cash for Kids 2011-
Treasurer UK/Japan 21st Century Group 2010-
Member Scottish Constitutional Convention 1990-98

Member's focus

Policy
Education
European Union
International affairs
Conflict and development
Equality and multiculturalism
UK
Scotland
World
China
Japan
Northern America
Sub-Saharan Africa

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, DCM (Optical Holdings) Ltd (dispensing opticians)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Advisory Board, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    • Chair, Community Fund Panel of Scottish and Southern Energy plc
    • Speaking engagement, 7 November 2013, University of East Anglia
    • Professorial Fellow, University of Stirling, Scotland
    • Visiting lecturer, Dubrovnik International University, Croatia
    • Consultant, 2CV, Global Research Consultancy, UK
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to the Philippines, 12-25 February 2014, through the Parliamentary Volunteering Scheme organised by Voluntary Service Overseas; costs of visit paid by VSO UK, VSO Bahaginan and Beyond 2015
    • Visit to Japan, 13-19 May 2014, as a Director of UK-Japan 21st Century Group, to attend meetings in Tokyo and the Annual Meeting in Hakone; all costs were met by the UK-Japan 21st Century Group
    • Visit to Brussels, 28-30 September 2014, to attend a seminar and other meetings; cost of travel and accommodation paid by Carnegie Europe
    • Visit to the Central African Republic, 30 September to 5 October 2014, for meetings with government, organizations and people affected by conflict; cost of visit fully funded by the NGO Tearfund
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin
    • Board Member, UK-Japan 21st Century Group
    • Chair of Board, Radio Clyde Cash for Kids (children's charity linked to Radio Clyde)
    • Trustee, Moulsdale Foundation (registered charity)
    • Chairperson, Board of Trustees, McConnell International Foundation (registered charity)
    • Ambassador, Action for Children UK (registered charity)