Lord Laird was a great stalwart for Norther Ireland

Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor

John was a lifelong friend and Unionist, and was the best man at my wedding.

We entered the Lords together in 1999 and shared an office in the Palace of Westminster.

He was a great stalwart for Northern Ireland and I deeply regret his passing.

Lorna and I send our condolences to Carol, Alison, David and the wider family circle.

Lord Rogan, Ulster Unionist peer, Westminster