Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope

Full title

The Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope


Archy Kirkwood


Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

10 June 2005

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 4217
Fax: 0207 219 5979


UK Parliament

Post Date
Liberal Democrat Chief Whip 1992-97
Committee House Date
Digital Skills Lords 2014-15
Information Committee (L) (Chairman) Lords 2010-14
Information Committee (L) Lords 2009-14
EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection Lords 2007-11
Work and Pensions Committee (Chair) Commons 2001-05
Work and Pensions Committee Commons 2001-05
Social Security (Chair) Commons 1997-01
Social Security Commons 1997-01
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 1992-05
Finance and Services Committee Commons 1992-97
Committee of Selection Commons 1992-97
Court of Referees Commons 1987-05
Constituency Date
Roxburgh & Berwickshire 1983-05

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Solicitor Andrew Haddon Crowe WS 1976-83

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Council Member Institute for Fiscal Studies 2010-
Lay Member General Medical Council 2009-12
Advisory Board member GovNet Communications 2008-
Wise Group Non Executive Director 2006-
Trustee CentreForum 1998-

Member's focus

Employment and training
Parliament, government and politics
Social security and pensions
Science and Technology
Scottish Borders
Iraq and other MENA area countries

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Advisory Board, GovNet Communications (publisher and event organiser)
    • Chair, Board of Trustees, General Medical Council Pension Scheme
    • Associate with Global Partners Governance Limited in respect of their Foreign and Commonwealth Office contract to provide mentoring and training for parliamentarians and their staff in emerging democracies
    • Member, Lloyd's Enforcement Board Tribunal Panel (Lloyd's of London)
    • Chair of General Pharmaceutical Council's ad hoc Advisory Committee on Fitness to Practise
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Director, Wise Group
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Governor, Pensions Policy Institute
    • Trustee, Centre Forum
    • Member of ad hoc Commission on Financial Inclusion (funded by MasterCard)