Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament: Special Report - Private Notice Question 4 Nov 2019

    My Lords, the Minister will be aware that there have been press reports in the past two or three days on this. There have been what look to be official select leaks saying that actually, the report exonerates everyone regarding Russian money. However, the Guardian this morning states that the report deals with allegations that, “Russian money has flowed into British politics in general and...
  • Representation of the People (Annual Canvass) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 31 Oct 2019

    My Lords, I declare an interest as someone who was involved with the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013. I remember the discussions with the noble Baroness, Lady Finn, and others within the Government about the change from household to individual electoral registration; and the frustrating discussions we had then about data matching and a wider modelling of individual data...
  • Representation of the People (Annual Canvass) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 31 Oct 2019

    My Lords, to reinforce that point, government actually has all this data, which demonstrates who people are and where they live, but it has not yet been pulled together. The question that we have to discuss as part of the broader issue of government data management is precisely how, with guarantees on privacy et cetera, that can and should be done. We all know that Google now knows much more...

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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)


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