Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

Lord Robertson of Port Ellen is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 3 February 2000. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Robertson of Port Ellen KT, and his given name is George Islay MacNeill Robertson. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1978.


Find out about the experience of Lord Robertson of Port Ellen outside of Parliament.

Non political

Deputy Chairman
2006 - 2013
Cable and Wireless PLC
Deputy Chairman
2004 - 2006


Secretary General
1999 - 2003

Public life

Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust
2012 -
Ditchley Foundation, Council of Management
2011 -
Commission on Global Road Safety
2004 -
Chatham House
Joint President
2002 - 2012
London Scottish Regiment
Hon. Colonel
2001 -