Solicitor General for Scotland

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Solicitor General for Scotland

Scotland's junior law officer, second to the LORD ADVOCATE.
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The former Tory MP for Kinross and West Perthshire served as Solicitor-General for Scotland under Margaret Thatcher.
Sir Nicholas, who was appointed Solicitor-General for Scotland in 1979, held the seat of Perth and Kinross until May, 1995 when he died aged 61.
Despite his being a Blue Chip, a small group of Conservative MPs critical of Margaret Thatcher's economic policies, she appointed him Solicitor-General for Scotland.