The Rt Hon. the Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC
- Liberal Democrat
- Life peer
The Rt Hon. the Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC was born James Wallace on 25 August 1954 , and is a Liberal Democrat Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 17 October 2007. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Orkney and Shetland.
In the past, Lord Wallace of Tankerness has held the position of Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (2013 to 2015), Lords Spokesperson (Scotland Office) (2010 to 2015), Lords Spokesperson (Attorney General's Office) (2010 to 2015), Lords Spokesperson (Wales Office) (2010 to 2012), Advocate General for Scotland (2010 to 2015) in government.
He was Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords.
Lord Wallace of Tankerness has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Crime, civil law, justice and rights; Energy and environment; Parliament, government and politics;
UK Areas - Orkney; Shetland; Scotland
World Areas - Cyprus; New Zealand; Norway