James Robert WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1954-08-25
Education Annan Acad, Downing Coll Cambridge (MA), Univ of Edinburgh (LLB)
Publications N/A
Recreations music, reading, golf, travel
Clubs Caledonian, Scottish Liberal
Style Lord Wallace of Tankerness, QC
Career admitted Faculty of Advocates 1979; memb Scottish Lib Pty Nat Exec 1976-85 (vice-chm 1982-85), ldr Scottish Lib Dems 1992-2005; MP (Lib until 1988, subsequently Lib Dem) Orkney and Shetland 1983-2001 (Parly candidate (Lib) Dumfries 1979, Euro Parly candidate (Lib) S Scotland 1979); Lib Parly spokesman on defence and dep whip 1985-87, Alliance election spokesman on tport 1987, Lib chief whip and defence spokesman 1987, Lib Dem chief whip 1988-92; Lib Dem spokesman: on employment and fisheries 1988-92, on Scotland 1992, on maritime affairs and fishing 1992-97; Advocate Gen for Scotland 2010-; MSP Orkney (Lib Dem) 1999-2007; Scottish Exec: dep first minister 1999-2005 (acting first min 2000 and 2001), min for Justice 1999-2003, min for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning 2003-05; memb Cmmn on Scottish Devolution 2008-09; chm Relationships Scotland 2008-10; memb Bd St Magnus Int Festival Ltd 2007; hon prof Inst of Petroleum Engrg Heriot-Watt Univ 2007-10, hon bencher Lincoln's Inn 2012; Hon DLitt Heriot-Watt Univ 2007, Hon DUniv Open 2009, Hon Dr Univ of Edinburgh 2009; Elder of Church of Scotland
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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