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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-08996: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 25 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to its news release of 25 April 2017, Regulating the legal profession, what other ministerial appointments each member of the legal services review panel has held since 2007.

Answered by: Annabelle Ewing 9 May 2017

Ray Macfarlane

Member of Scottish Legal Aid Board from 01-04-10. Became Chair on 01-04-16.

Member of the Board of National Galleries Scotland from 01-04-07 to 30-09-14

Laura Dunlop QC

Member of the Scottish Law Commission from 01-11-09 to 31-12-14.


Dame Denise Coia

Chair of the Board of Healthcare Improvement Scotland from 01-09-10.


Professor Russel Griggs

Member of the Board of VisitScotland from 01-02-09 to 30-11-15.

Member of the Board of Scottish Enterprise from 01-01-10 to 31-12-15.


Trisha McAuley

Member of the Board of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency from 01-01-14 to 18-01-16.

Member of Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board from 01-07-14.


Derek Ogg QC

Advocate Member of Scottish Legal Aid Board from 01-10-12 to 30-09-16.


Alistair Morris

Solicitor Member of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland from 01-02-15.


Professor Lorne Crerar

Chair of the Board of Highlands and Islands Enterprise from 01-03-12.


Neil Stevenson

No public appointments recorded

Christine McLintock

No public appointments recorded

Nicholas Whyte

No public appointments recorded

Jim Martin

No public appointments recorded



The following table covers regulated Ministerial appointments only. The Scottish Government does not hold records for unregulated appointments or any other appointments made by Ministers.