Lord Reid of Cardowan

Lord Reid of Cardowan

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Reid of Cardowan


John Reid



Joined the Lords

16 July 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 2771


UK Parliament

Post Date
Home Secretary 2006-07
Secretary of State for Defence 2005-06
Secretary of State for Health 2003-05
Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Privy Council Office) 2003-03
Party Chair, Labour Party 2002-03
Minister without Portfolio and Labour Party Chair 2002-03
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 2002-03
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2001-02
Secretary of State for Scotland 1999-01
Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) 1998-99
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) 1997-98
Committee House Date
Modernisation of the House of Commons (Chair) Commons 2003-03
Modernisation of the House of Commons Commons 2003-03
Public Accounts Committee Commons 1989-89
Constituency Date
Airdrie and Shotts 2005-10
Hamilton North & Bellshill 1997-05
Motherwell North 1987-97

Member's focus

Security and cyber

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, John Reid Advisory Ltd (risk management; homeland security strategy); remuneration for the advisory services given by the Member to the Chertoff Group (strategic/security consultants), and Glaysen Holdings Ltd (financial holdings) is paid to John Reid Advisory Ltd; any income from the Member's speaking engagements, articles etc listed under category 2 is also paid to John Reid Advisory Ltd
    • Chairman, Institute for Security and Resilience Studies, University College, London (not-for-profit limited company engaging in academic research)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Speaking Engagement, 25 February 2014, Cyber Risk Insights Conference, Advisen, London
    • Speaking Engagement, 27 February 2014, The Energy Institute, Aberdeen
    • Speaking Engagement, 31 March 2014, International Conference on Security Challenges 2014, Abu Dhabi
    • Speaking engagement, 24 September 2014, The London 100 Forum, London
    • Speaking engagement, 15 May 2014, Globsec2014 - Bratislava Global Security Forum, in Bratislava
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • John Reid Advisory Ltd (see category 1)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Flat in London from which rental income is received
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • John Reid Advisory Ltd provides the Member with secretarial assistance