David Steel

Lord Steel of Aikwood is a life peer in the House of Lords. He became a member of the Lords on 11-Jun-1997

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Palestinian men ride a donkey cart past destroyed buildings in the northern Gaza Strip

If Israel wants peace, it must talk to Hamas

The two sides need to be brought to the negotiating table to secure an internationally guaranteed peace

Letter: Steel represented the countryside, not hunting

Your Front page lead "Steel paid pounds 94,000 by foxhunt lobby" (21 September) gave the misleading impression that I had become a secretly well-paid hack to advocate hunting.

OBITUARY: Viscount Thurso

Robin Thurso was one of Scotland's most striking dynastic public figures. Though he himself was never an MP, he was born (in London) into political life as the third child and elder son of Archibald Sinclair, newly elected as MP for Caithness and Sutherland, and the last Liberal to hold a seat in Cabinet. Sir Archie Sinclair (he was the fourth baronet) was Secretary of State for Air in Churchill's wartime coalition government.
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