House of Commons : Contested ( Conservative ) Hamilton 1978 by-election.
House of Lords. First entered HL in 1983. Government spokesman for : Education 1986-89 :
Scottish Affairs 1986- 89 : Home Affairs and for Energy 1987-89. Elected hereditary peer 1999.
Member of select committees : Joint Committee on Consolidation, etc, Bills 2000-2005 ; EU Sub - committee G ( Social Policy and Consumer Affairs 2003-07 ; EU Sub-committee E ( Environment and Agriculture ) 2007-10 ; EU Sub-committee D ( Agriculture,Fisheries and Environment ) 2010-12 ; Public Service and Demographic Change 2012 - ; Fellow, Industry and Parliamentary Trust 2002 - ; Chairman of UK parliamentary group for Community Development in Europe 2010 -
UK delegate : Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe 1992-97 ; Member of Council of Europe parliament 1992-99 ; UK delegate : Western European Union parliament 1992- 99 ; Member of Council of Europe parliament 2009 - ; Chairman of COE parliament's Committee for Public Health 2012 -
1993-96 : Member of COE parliament' s three person committee for monitoring the case for Croatia's Council of Europe membership, recommended and adopted in 1996 ; Chairman of UK parliamentary group for Croatia 2003 - ; Scottish consul for Croatia 2008 -
Deputy Lieutenant, Fife.
Hereditary Banner Bearer for Scotland
Founder and main trustee, Dundee Trust ( charity working in former Yugoslavia providing education and cultural facilities ).
Farming and forestry in Fife
The Earl of Dundee, House of Lords, London SW1A OPW Tel : 0207 219 6781 Email : Dundeea@parliament.uk