Archy Kirkwood

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Archy Kirkwood (Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope) is a former Liberal Democrats member of parliament for Roxburgh, Berwickshire and Selkirk from 1983 until 2005[1], when he was made a peer in the House of Lords, joining on the 10 June.


Kirkwood held the seat of Roxburgh, Berwickshire and Selkirk, a Liberal Democrats stronghold, for twenty-two years before his retirement consistently polling over 45% of the vote.[2]

During his time in parliament he was the Liberal Democrat Chief Whip from 1992 to 1997.[3]





  1. Archy Kirkwood Liberal Democrats, accessed 19 December 2014
  2. Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk constituency Guardian, accessed 19 December 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhop Parliament.UK, accessed 19 December 2014