Lord Hughes of Woodside

Lord Hughes of Woodside is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 15 October 1997. His full title is The Lord Hughes of Woodside, and his given name is Robert Hughes. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1970.


Find out about the experience of Lord Hughes of Woodside outside of Parliament.

Non political

CF Wilson and Co (1932) Ltd
Chief Draughtsman
1966 - 1970


Anti-Apartheid Movement
1977 - 1992
Aberdeen City Council
Convenor Works Committee
1968 - 1971
Aberdeen City Council
Convenor Health and Welfare Committee
1964 - 1968
Aberdeen City Council
Local Councillor
1962 - 1971

Public life

N.E. Scotland Health Board
1964 - 1968