Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Lord Wallace of Tankerness's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Wallace of Tankerness KC. His name is James Robert Wallace, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord Wallace of Tankerness, including posts and roles held.

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Representations

Orkney and Shetland
Elected 4 times
9 June 1983 - 7 June 2001
Commons

Party affiliation

Non-affiliated
1 January 2021 - 9 October 2022
Liberal Democrat
3 March 1988 - 4 January 2021
Liberal
9 June 1983 - 3 March 1988

Elections contested

Dumfries
3 May 1979
Commons

Government posts

Deputy Leader of the House of Lords
Office of the Leader of the House of Lords
15 October 2013 - 7 May 2015
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Lords Spokesperson (Scotland Office)
Scotland Office
12 May 2010 - 7 May 2015
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Lords Spokesperson (Attorney General's Office)
Attorney General's Office
12 May 2010 - 7 May 2015
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Lords Spokesperson (Wales Office)
Wales Office
12 May 2010 - 5 September 2012
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Advocate General for Scotland
Office of the Advocate General for Scotland
12 May 2010 - 7 May 2015
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Other posts

Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords
1 October 2013 - 13 September 2016
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House membership

Commons
Mr Jim Wallace
9 June 1983 - 7 June 2001

Committee memberships

Constitution Committee
12 June 2018 - 29 April 2021
Lords
House of Lords Commission
1 September 2016 - 12 October 2016
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Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee)
20 July 2015 - 27 April 2017
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Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords)
17 October 2013 - 27 October 2016
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Liaison Committee (Lords)
17 October 2013 - 12 October 2016
Lords
House Committee (Lords)
17 October 2013 - 31 August 2016
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Committee of Selection (Lords)
17 October 2013 - 27 October 2016
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Procedure and Privileges Committee
17 October 2013 - 27 October 2016
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Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee
22 January 2013 - 13 February 2013
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Constitution Committee
9 December 2008 - 8 April 2010
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Procedure Committee
17 June 1987 - 16 March 1992
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
5 December 1985 - 16 March 1992
Commons