Lord Hardie

Lord Hardie

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Hardie QC

Name

Andrew Hardie

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

21 May 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (Chairman) Lords 2013-14
Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee Lords 2013-14

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Lord Advocate 1997-00

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Senator College of Justice in Scotland 2000-12
Honorary Bencher Lincoln's Inn 1998-
Dean Faculty of Advocates 1994-97
Treasurer Faculty of Advocates 1989-94
Queen's Counsel Faculty of Advocates 1985-00
Member Faculty of Advocates 1973-85

Member's focus

Policy
Asylum, immigration and nationality
Care and rehabilitation of prisoners (particularly young offenders)
Communities and families
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Disability issues
Energy and environment
Social services
UK
Clackmannanshire
Edinburgh
Highlands & Islands
Midlands
North East England
World
China
India
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Taiwan

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Executive Director, Nova Air Limited (a private company engaged in promoting plants for the gasification of residual waste to convert it into energy)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • As a retired Judge (Court of Session, Scotland), I may be asked to sit occasionally. If so, I would receive payment
    • Chairman, Public Inquiry into Edinburgh Tram Project
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Taipei, Taiwan, 8-16 February 2014, to give lecture to senior judges, senior government officials, prosecutors and lawyers; travel and accommodation costs paid by Republic of China government
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Honorary President, Capability Scotland