Lord Martin of Springburn

Lord Martin of Springburn is no longer a Member of the Lords, but sat in the House under this title between 25 August 2009 and 29 April 2018. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Martin of Springburn, and his given name is Michael Martin. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1979.


Find out about the experience of Lord Martin of Springburn outside of Parliament.

Non political

Full Time Union Organiser
June1976 - June1979
Rolls Royce
Sheet Metal Worker
July1960 - July1976


PPS to Rt Hon. Denis Healey MP
1981 - 1983
Glasgow District Council
May1974 - May1979
Glasgow Corporation
May1973 - May1974

Public life

Privy Councillor
2000 -
Scottish Grand Committee
1987 - 1997
Glasgow City Council
Vice Chairman of Finance
1975 - 1977