James Douglas-Hamilton

Lord James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton

Rush ID: 3766

Details

Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3766
MNIS ID:
802
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333795
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DOUGLAS-HAMILTON, Lord James (1942- )

Peerages

  1. 8th/11th Earl of Selkirk

    Hereditary

    1994

    Renounced Peerage.

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: 10 October 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hamilton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: Thu 28th Feb 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1983-1987

    to Malcolm Rifkind, as Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Secretary of State for Scotland.

  2. Whip 1979-1981

  3. Under-Secretary of State 1987-1995

    Scottish Office

  4. Minister of State 1995-1997

    Scottish Office

  5. Opposition/other party Whip 1976-1979