Lord Vallance of Tummel

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

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Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 September 2004

Left the House of Lords on 13 January 2020

Positions held at time of appointment: Vice-Chairman, Royal Bank of Scotland. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee ( 2 Jul 2019 to 13 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) ( 8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Spokesperson for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform ( 8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform ( 4 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Trade & Industry ( 1 Jun 2005 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (29 Nov 2004 to 8 Apr 2010)

Recent appearances

  • Scotland Bill: Report (1st Day) 26 Mar 2012

    My Lords, I declare an interest as the chairman of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, which as a higher education institution would be directly affected by the amendment if it were agreed. I will not take up much of your Lordships' time, but I feel that I should draw attention to the chaotic practical consequences that the amendment would have on the Scottish universities and other higher...
  • Scotland Bill: Report (1st Day) 26 Mar 2012

    I am coming to that. For the next academic year and for the years beyond, places have already been offered to and readily accepted by students who are resident south of the border. Bursary and scholarship arrangements have been substantially modified to help them. Indeed, the financial basis and plans of Scottish universities for the years ahead are dependent on those arrangements, which, as...
  • Scotland Bill: Report (1st Day) 26 Mar 2012

    I share entirely my noble friend Lord Forsyth's willingness and desire to keep the United Kingdom united. We should not discuss here the circumstances of a hypothesis in which we are no longer a United Kingdom. To alter the provisions of the 1998 Act now would outlaw arrangements already in place and would throw into considerable disarray the Scottish universities' administrative and...

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