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.

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock outside of Parliament.

Non political

Age Concern Scotland
Director
1973 - 1979
Enterprise Youth
Director
1970 - 1973
European League for Economic Cooperation
Director
1968 - 1969
Scottish Union of Students
President
1965 - 1967

Political

Scottish Parliament
MSP
2007 - 2011
C.O.S.L.A. Education Committee
Chair
1975 - 1979
Lothian Region
Councillor
1974 - 1979
Edinburgh City Council
Councillor
1970 - 1975

Public life

Age Scotland
Chair
2016 -
The Caribbean Council
President
2011 -
GovNet Advisory Board
Chair
2006 - 2012
Westminster Foundation for Democracy
Governor
2006 - 2012
The Caribbean Council
Chair
2006 - 2016
Heart of Mid Lothian Football Club
Chair
2004 - 2006
Caribbean Britain Business Council
Chair
2002 - 2011
Edinburgh University
Council Assessor
1975 - 1979
Lothian Education Committee
Chair
1974 - 1979
Edinburgh University
Rector's Assessor
1972 - 1975