Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope is a Liberal Democrat Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 14 June 2005. His full title is The Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope, and his given name is Archibald Johnstone Kirkwood. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1983. He currently undertakes the role of Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Work and Pensions).


Find out about the experience of Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope outside of Parliament.

Non political

Andrew Haddon Crowe WS
1976 - 1983

Public life

Institute for Fiscal Studies
Council Member
2010 -
General Medical Council
Lay Member
2009 - 2012
GovNet Communications
Advisory Board member
2008 -
Wise Group
Non Executive Director
2006 -
1998 - 2015