The Rt Hon. the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres KT GCVO DL

Earl of Crawford and Balcarres is a Conservative Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 24 January 1975.

Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP with the name Robert Lindsay.


Find out about the experience of Earl of Crawford and Balcarres outside of Parliament.

Non political

National Westminster Bank
1975 - 1988
Sun Alliance and London Insurance Group
Vice Chairman
1975 - 1991

Public life

National Library of Scotland
1990 - 2000
Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
1985 - 1995
Crown Estate
First Commissioner
1980 - 1985
Historic Buildings Council for Scotland
1976 - 1983
Rural District Councils Association
1959 - 1965