Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 28 June 2005. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Foulkes of Cumnock, and his given name is George Foulkes. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1979.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock, including posts and roles held.

Current

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Party affiliation

Committee memberships

Procedure and Privileges Committee
19 July 2018 - Present
Lords

Previous

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Representations

Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Elected 5 times
9 June 1983 - 5 May 2005
Commons
South Ayrshire
Elected 1 time
3 May 1979 - 9 June 1983
Commons

Elections contested

Edinburgh, Pentlands
10 October 1974
Commons
Edinburgh West
18 June 1970
Commons

Government posts

Minister of State (Scotland Office)
Scotland Office
25 January 2001 - 28 May 2002
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Development)
Department for International Development
6 May 1997 - 25 January 2001
Commons

House membership

Commons
George Foulkes
3 May 1979 - 5 May 2005

Committee memberships

Foreign Affairs Committee
3 April 1981 - 9 June 1983
Commons
Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
1 February 2007 - 6 May 2010
Lords
Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
1 February 2007 - 6 May 2010
Lords
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
1 February 2010 - 6 May 2010
Lords
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
6 December 2010 - 4 July 2013
Lords
European Union Committee
22 June 2010 - 30 March 2015
Lords
Liaison Committee (Lords)
8 June 2015 - 1 July 2019
Lords
Procedure and Privileges Committee
8 June 2015 - 19 July 2018
Lords