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The Lord Hughes of Woodside

Life peer


The Lord Hughes of Woodside was born Robert Hughes on 03 January 1932 , and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 27 September 1997. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Aberdeen North.


In the past, Lord Hughes of Woodside has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) (1974 to 1975) in government.

He was Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1985 to 1988) in opposition.

Focus Areas

Lord Hughes of Woodside has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs; Health services and medicine; Housing and planning; International affairs; Parliament, government and politics; Social services; Transport.
UK Areas - Scotland
World Areas - Southern Africa

You can contact Lord Hughes of Woodside in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 1451

Fax : 020 7219 2772 / 5879

Email : hughesr@parliament.uk