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Biography

The Rt Hon. the Lord Hope of Craighead KT

Constituency
Life peer

Introduction

The Rt Hon. the Lord Hope of Craighead KT was born James Hope on 27 June 1938 , and is a Crossbench Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 28 February 1995.

Committees

Currently sitting on the Services Committee (since September 2016), House of Lords Commission (since September 2016), Consultative Panel on Parliamentary Security (since October 2015), Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (since October 2015), Selection, Committee of (Lords) (since October 2015), Procedure Committee (Lords) (since October 2015), Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (since June 2014), Lord Hope of Craighead chairs the Liaison Committee (Lords) (October 2015).

He has in the past sat on House Committee (Lords) (Oct 2015 to Aug 2016), Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (Oct 2015 to Aug 2016), Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (Nov 2014 to Feb 2015), Personal Service Companies (Nov 2013 to Mar 2014), European Union Committee (Dec 1998 to May 2001), EU Sub-Committee E (Oct 1998 to May 2001). He has also chaired in the past Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (Nov 2014 to Feb 2015).

Posts

Lord Hope of Craighead is currently Convenor of the Crossbench Peers, a parliamentary position he has held since September 2015.

He is currently Convenor of the Crossbench Peers

Focus Areas

Lord Hope of Craighead has the following focus areas :
UK Areas - Scotland
Policy Interests - Asylum, immigration and nationality; Crime, civil law, justice and rights; European Union; Parliament, government and politics

You can contact Lord Hope of Craighead in the following ways:

Parliamentary

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 8308

Email : hopejad@parliament.uk