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Viscount Younger of Leckie

Conservative - Excepted Hereditary

Became Member: 28th June 2010

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)

(since January 2023)

Viscount Younger of Leckie is not a member of any APPGs
Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
14th May 2015 - 31st Dec 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)
27th Jul 2019 - 14th Feb 2020
Lords Spokesperson (Department for Education) (Higher Education)
18th Jul 2016 - 14th Jun 2017
Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee)
10th Nov 2014 - 3rd Feb 2015
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Intellectual Property)
9th Jan 2013 - 17th Jul 2014
Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
25th Jun 2012 - 9th Jan 2013
Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport)
6th Sep 2012 - 9th Jan 2013
Public Service and Demographic Change Committee
29th May 2012 - 5th Jul 2012

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Viscount Younger of Leckie has voted in 554 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Baroness Sherlock (Labour)
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)
(42 debate interactions)
Lord Tunnicliffe (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Transport)
(30 debate interactions)
Lord Palmer of Childs Hill (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)
(20 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Work and Pensions
(358 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(24 debate contributions)
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Lords initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Viscount Younger of Leckie, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

2 Bills introduced by Viscount Younger of Leckie

Introduced: 19th July 2021

A Bill to make provision about public service pension schemes, including retrospective provision to rectify unlawful discrimination in the way in which existing schemes were restricted under the Public Service Pensions Act 2013 and corresponding Northern Ireland legislation; to make provision for the establishment of new public pension schemes for members of occupational pension schemes of bodies that were brought into public ownership under the Banking (Special Provisions) Act 2008; to make provision about the remuneration and the date of retirement of holders of certain judicial offices; to make provision about judicial service after retirement; and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on 10th March 2022 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 9th May 2013

A Bill to make provision about intellectual property.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 14th May 2014 and was enacted into law.

Viscount Younger of Leckie has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Viscount Younger of Leckie has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament