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 13 October 2009 and 29 April 2018. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Martin of Springburn, and his given name is Michael John 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
June 1976 - June 1979
Rolls Royce
Sheet Metal Worker
July 1960 - July 1976


PPS to Rt Hon. Denis Healey MP
1981 - 1983
Glasgow District Council
May 1974 - May 1979
Glasgow Corporation
May 1973 - May 1974

Public life

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