Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC

Name

James Wallace

Party/group

Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

17 October 2007

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 3526
Fax: 0207 219 5979
wallacej@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Deputy Leader of the House of Lords 2013-
Lords Spokesperson (Scotland Office) 2010-
Lords Spokesperson (Attorney General's Office) 2010-
Lords Spokesperson (Wales Office) 2010-12
Advocate General for Scotland 2010-
Committee House Date
Selection, Committee of (L) Lords 2013-
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 2013-
Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (L) Lords 2013-
Liaison Committee (L) Lords 2013-
House Committee (L) Lords 2013-
Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee Lords 2013-13
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2008-10
EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture Lords 2008-08
Committee of Selection Commons 1987-92
Procedure Committee Commons 1987-92
House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee Commons 1985-87
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 1985-92
House of Commons (Services) Commons 1985-87
Constituency Date
Orkney & Shetland 1983-01

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Member of Scotish Parliament for Orkney Scottish Parliament 1999-07
Deputy First Minister of Scotland Scottish Executive 1999-05
Leader Scottish Liberal Democrats 1992-05

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Queens Counsel (Scotland) Faculty of Advocates 1997-
Advocate Faculty of Advocates 1979-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Commission on Scottish Devolution 2008-09
Chair Relationships Scotland 2008-10
Member Church and Society Council of Church of Scoland 2007-10

Member's focus

Policy
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Energy and environment
Parliament, government and politics
UK
Scotland (Orkney and Shetland)

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • In receipt of ministerial salary as HM Advocate General for Scotland
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Board Member, St Magnus Festival Ltd
    • Member, Faculty of Advocates