Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1995

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (since 23 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 1 Jun 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) ( 5 Sep 2011 to 7 May 2015)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (13 Oct 2010 to 7 May 2015)
  • Deputy Leader in the House of Lords, Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs ( 8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Home Affairs (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs ( 1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Deputy Leader, House of Lords (15 Nov 2004 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (25 Mar 1998 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F ( 3 Jul 1997 to 30 Nov 2000)
  • Member, European Union Committee ( 3 Jun 1997 to 7 Nov 2002)

Recent appearances

  • Conflict in Sudan: El Fasher - Commons Urgent Question 16 May 2024

    My Lords, what conversations are the Minister and the Government having with external actors, particularly the UAE, which are supporting the different sides? There are reports that a large amount of gold from the region is now being sold in Dubai and that the UAE is providing active support for the RSF. Are we making it very clear to the UAE that this does not help the situation and that it...
  • Defence Funding - Question 16 May 2024

    Can the Minister reassure us that it is the Treasury’s view that an increase in defence expenditure to 2.5% of GDP is compatible with the promise of further tax cuts, without further cuts in other public spending areas?

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