The Viscount Younger of Leckie
- Excepted Hereditary
The Viscount Younger of Leckie was born James Edward George 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 Lords Spokesperson (Department for Education) (Higher Education), a government position he has held since July 2016.
In addition to this role, he is also Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip).
In the past, Viscount Younger of Leckie has held the position of 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.
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