Lord Macdonald of River Glaven

Crossbench - Life peer

Became Member: 12th July 2010


1 APPG membership (as of 24 Jan 2024)
Rule of Law
1 Former APPG membership
Drones
Constitution Committee
16th May 2012 - 12th Jun 2013


There are no upcoming events identified
Division Votes
Wednesday 18th October 2023
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill
voted Aye
One of 49 Crossbench Aye votes vs 6 Crossbench No votes
Tally: Ayes - 245 Noes - 204
Speeches
Wednesday 17th January 2024
Sir Edward Heath: Operation Conifer
My Lords, I too congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Lexden, on securing this important debate and on his perseverance in …
Written Answers
Thursday 1st December 2022
Criminal Legal Aid Independent Review
To ask His Majesty's Government when they will respond to the remainder of the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid, …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
None available
MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Lord Macdonald of River Glaven has voted in 137 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

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Sparring Partners
Earl Howe (Conservative)
Deputy Leader of the House of Lords
(3 debate interactions)
Baroness Penn (Conservative)
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
(3 debate interactions)
Lord Coaker (Labour)
Opposition Whip (Lords)
(2 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(20 debate contributions)
Leader of the House
(7 debate contributions)
Ministry of Justice
(4 debate contributions)
Department for Education
(3 debate contributions)
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Lords initiatives

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Lord Macdonald of River Glaven has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Lord Macdonald of River Glaven has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


1 Written Question in the current parliament

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17th Nov 2022
To ask His Majesty's Government when they will respond to the remainder of the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid, published on 29 November 2021; and in particular, the recommendation to raise the rates of pay for prison law work.

The Government published its full response to the consultation on the Criminal Legal Aid Independent Review on 30 November; this included the recommendation to raise the rates of pay for prison law work. The response can be found here: Response to Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

Lord Stewart of Dirleton
Advocate General for Scotland