Lord Lang of Monkton

Lord Lang of Monkton

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Lang of Monkton DL


Ian Lang



Joined the Lords

29 September 1997

Contact details

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


UK Parliament

Post Date
Secretary of State for Trade 1995-97
Secretary of State for Scottish Office 1990-95
Minister of State (Scottish Office) 1987-90
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) 1986-87
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) 1986-86
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) 1983-86
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) 1981-83
Committee House Date
Constitution Committee (L) (Chairman) Lords 2014-
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2012-
Barnett Formula Committee Lords 2008-09
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2001-05
Scottish Affairs Committee Commons 1979-81
Constituency Date
Galloway & Upper Nithsdale 1983-97
Galloway 1979-83

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc 2011-
Director Charlemagne Capital Ltd 2006-
Director Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc 1997-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Advisory Committee on Business Appointments 2009-
Chairman Patrons of the National Galleries of Scotland 1998-06
Governor Rugby School 1997-07

Member's focus

Business and industry
Constitutional matters
Economy and finance

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc (advice in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital)
    • Non-executive Director, Charlemagne Capital Ltd (fund management)
    • Non-executive Chairman, Sustained Innovation Consulting LLP (management consultants)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc
    • Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • 5: Land and property

    • A property in Scotland, from which rental income is received
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Independent Advisor, Aquiline Capital Partners LLC (private equity company)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member of Council, The Rugbeian Society