Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Forsyth of Drumlean


Michael Forsyth



Joined the Lords

14 July 1999

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Post Date
Secretary of State for Scottish Office 1995-97
Minister of State (Home Office) 1994-95
Minister of State (Department of Employment) 1992-94
Minister of State (Scottish Office) 1990-92
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) 1987-90
Committee House Date
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2014-
Soft Power Committee Lords 2013-14
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2008-13
Barnett Formula Committee Lords 2008-09
House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-05
Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England Lords 2000-01
Scottish Affairs Committee Commons 1983-87
Constituency Date
Stirling 1983-97

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, J & J Denholm Ltd (parent company of Denholm Group which has five divisions: shipping; logistics; seafoods; industrial services; oilfield services)
    • Non-executive Chairman, Hyperion Insurance Group Ltd
    • Non-executive Director, Denholm Logistics Ltd
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Non-executive Director, Secure Trust Bank plc (w.e.f. 1 March 2014)
    • Speaking engagement, 12 November 2014, UBS European Conference in London
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Safor Ltd (designs and retails handbags and other fashion accessories)
    • Hyperion Insurance Group Ltd
  • 5: Land and property

    • Self-catering holiday accommodation at home in Scotland, from which rental income is received
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chairman, Safor Ltd (designs and retails handbags and other fashion accessories)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President-elect of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (in office from July 2014)