Earl of Erroll
Merlin Hay, 24th Earl of Erroll is a cross-bench member of the House of Lords. Lord Erroll was one of 90 excepted hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords following the House of Lords Act 1999. A programmer and system designer by trade he sits as a crossbencher and usually speaks on matters relating to cybersecurity and information technology. He was a member of the Science and Technology Committee. Most recently he was a member of the Information Committee from 2007 to 2012.