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Robert Adam Ross MACLENNAN

Robert Adam Ross MACLENNAN, British politician and barrister-at-law. SDP 1981; Public Accounts Committee since 1979; SDP National and Policy Committees.

Background

  • MACLENNAN, Robert Adam Ross was born on June 26, 1936 in Glasgow. Son of Sir Hector Maclennan and hady Maclennan.

  • Education

    • Glasgow Academy; Balliol College, Oxford University. Trinity College, Cambridge University. Columbia University, New York, USA.

    Career

    • Member of Parliament for Caithness and Sutherland, since 1966. Member. Commons Select Committee on Estimates. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt.

      Hon George Thomson Member of Parliament, Minister Without Portfolio. 1967-1969; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1960-1970. Opposition Scottish Affairs Spokesman, 1970-1971, and on Defence, 1971-1972.

      Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Prices and Consumer Protection, 1974-1979. Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 1980-1981. Resigned Labour Party, joined Social Democrats, 1981.

      Social Democratic Party Spokesman on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1981-1987, on Home and Legal Affairs, 1983-1987, on Northern Ireland. 1983-1987 and Scotland. 1982-1987; Alliance Spokesman on Agriculture.

      Fisheries and Food, 1987. Social Democratic Party Leader. 1987-1988; Social Democratic Party Spokesman on Economic Affairs, 1987-1988.

      LD Spokesman on Home Affairs, Broadcasting and the Arts, since 1988. Member. Public Accounts Committee. Barrister; Director, Atlantic Telenetwork Inc.

      Consultant, Encyclopaedia Britannica.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Social and Liberal Democrats

    Membership

    SDP 1981; Public Accounts Committee since 1979. SDP National and Policy Committees.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, theatre, books and the 2,800 square miles of his constituency.

    Connections

    • Spouse Helen Noyes, 1968. Children: one son, one daughter, one step s.
    • father: Sir Hector Maclennan
    • mother: hady Maclennan
    • spouse: Helen Cutter Noyes
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    Born June 26, 1936
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