- Born date: 1946-01-15
- Born in: n.a.
John Buttifant Sewel, Baron Sewel CBE, BA, MScEcon, PhD, LL.D (born 15 January 1946) is the Chairman of Committees of the House of Lords, its deputy speaker. He is also a former Senior Vice Principal of the University of Aberdeen and former parliamentary Under-Secretary of State. He was made a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland in 1997, where he assisted in steering through the legislation that led to the recreation of the Scottish Parliament.Wikipedia