Norman Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden

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Norman Somerville Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden, KT, DL (born 5 March 1926) is a Scottish industrialist and former member of the House of Lords. He sat as Conservative.[1]

Biography[edit]

Macfarlane was a Member of the Council CBI Scotland from 1975 to 1981, a Board Member of the Scottish Development Agency from 1979 until 1987, and a Member of the Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland from 1980 to 1982.[1] Macfarlane received a knighthood in 1983,[2] was created a life peer with the title Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden, of Bearsden in the District of Bearsden and Milngavie on 29 July 1991[1][3] and made a Knight of the Thistle in 1996.[4] He retired from the House of Lords on 21 July 2016.[5] He was Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1992, 1993 and 1997.[1] He has been a sember of Glasgow Art Club since 1969.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden, House of Lords
  2. ^ "No. 49328". The London Gazette. 22 April 1983. p. 5510. 
  3. ^ "No. 52686". The London Gazette. 15 October 1991. p. 15641. 
  4. ^ "No. 54597". The London Gazette. 3 December 1996. p. 15995. 
  5. ^ Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden – UK Parliament
  6. ^ Glasgow Arts Club Retrieved 2011-08-17