Earl of Crawford and Balcarres

Earl of Crawford and Balcarres is no longer a Member of the Lords, but sat in the House under this title between 5 March 1975 and 28 November 2019. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres KT GCVO DL, and his given name is Robert Alexander Lindsay. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1955.

Parliamentary career

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Welwyn and Hatfield
Elected 1 time
28 February 1974 - 10 October 1974
Elected 5 times
26 May 1955 - 28 February 1974

Party affiliation

26 May 1955 - 28 November 2019

House membership

Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
24 January 1975 - 28 November 2019
Robert Lindsay
26 May 1955 - 10 October 1974