John Laird, Baron Laird

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Baron Laird in March 2011

Professor John Dunn Laird, Baron Laird FRSA of Artigarvan (23 April 1944 – 10 July 2018) was a Northern Ireland life peer and former chairman of the cross-border Ulster-Scots Agency. In 2013 Laird allegedly offered to lobby for a firm against parliamentary rules. As a result, he resigned from the Ulster Unionist Party.[1] He was created a life peer on 16 July 1999 as Baron Laird, of Artigarvan in the County of Tyrone.[2]

Laird died on 10 July 2018 in Belfast at the age of 74.[3]

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  1. "BBC News – Three peers 'offered to lobby for fake firm'". Bbc.co.uk. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 2 June 2013.
  2. "No. 55559". The London Gazette. 21 July 1999. p. 7857.
  3. Lord Laird Passes Away

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