Viscount Younger of Leckie

Viscount Younger of Leckie is a Conservative Excepted Hereditary peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 6 July 2010. His full title is The Viscount Younger of Leckie, and his given name is James Edward George Younger. He currently holds the Government post of Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip).

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Viscount Younger of Leckie, including posts and roles held.


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Party affiliation

Government post

Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
HM Household
14 May 2015 - Present


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Government posts

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
27 July 2019 - 14 February 2020
Lords Spokesperson (Department for Education) (Higher Education)
Department for Education
18 July 2016 - 14 June 2017
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Intellectual Property)
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
9 January 2013 - 17 July 2014
Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport)
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
6 September 2012 - 9 January 2013
Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
HM Household
25 June 2012 - 9 January 2013

Committee memberships

Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
10 November 2014 - 3 February 2015
Public Service and Demographic Change Committee
29 May 2012 - 5 July 2012