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The Viscount Younger of Leckie

Excepted Hereditary


The Viscount Younger of Leckie was born James Younger on 11 November 1955 , and is a Conservative Excepted Hereditary peer sitting in the House of Lords since 28 June 2010.


Viscount Younger of Leckie is currently Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), a government position he has held since May 2015.

In the past, Viscount Younger of Leckie has held the position of Lords Spokesperson (Department for Education) (Higher Education) (2016 to 2017), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Intellectual Property) (2013 to 2014), Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (2012 to 2013), Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (2012 to 2013) in government.

Focus Areas

Viscount Younger of Leckie has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Business, industry and consumers; Communities and families; Culture, media and sport; Employment and training; Intellectual Property; Parliament, government and politics
World Areas - China; USA
UK Areas - Buckinghamshire; Oxfordshire; Scotland

You can contact Viscount Younger of Leckie in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 0207 219 5353

Email : youngerj@parliament.uk

External/Private Office

The Old Vicarage, Dorton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 9NH

Phone : 01844 238396