Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • King’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 13 Nov 2023

    My Lords, this was a very lightweight gracious Speech, especially on critical aspects of the economy. I know we are in the run-up to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, but the Speech makes it look as if improving our economic performance is of secondary importance. My noble friend Lord Livermore was very precise on that. The Minister was very upbeat about the economy. He probably does not...
  • Energy Bill [HL] - Third Reading: Motion 24 Apr 2023

    My Lords, I am grateful to everybody who took part on the Bill because I never expected to see carbon capture and storage—I am the honorary president of its association—getting such a good hearing in this House. I put on record my appreciation of the £20 billion that the most recent Budget has decided to expend on carbon capture and storage. We cannot reach the targets on net zero...
  • Energy Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day): Amendment 16 28 Mar 2023

    My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 17. I will not take up much of the House’s time, because this is just about consistency. The Government have defined a UK low-carbon hydrogen standard, which was updated in July this year, and it includes guidance and a calculator tool for hydrogen producers to use for greenhouse gas emissions reporting and sustainability criteria. It has been designed to...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 July 2010

Previously MP for Airdrie and Shotts until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 30 June 1994 — unknown

Also represented Airdrie and Shotts; Monklands East


Currently held offices

  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Agreements Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee ( 6 Dec 2016 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee (22 Jan 2013 to 13 Feb 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection ( 1 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Mar 2011 to 14 Jun 2011)
  • The Secretary of State for Scotland (25 Jan 2001 to 12 Jun 2003)
  • Secretary of State, Scottish Office (24 Jan 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Minister of State (Energy and Competitiveness in Europe) (29 Jul 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
  • Minister of State (Science, Energy and Industry), Department of Trade and Industry (28 Jul 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
  • Minister of State, Department for Transport (17 May 1999 to 28 Jul 1999)
  • Minister of State (Transport), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (17 May 1999 to 28 Jul 1999)
  • Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (17 May 1999 to 29 Jul 1999)
  • Minister for Education and Industry, Scottish Office (28 Jul 1998 to 17 May 1999)
  • Minister of State (Scottish Office) (Education and Industry) (28 Jul 1998 to 17 May 1999)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury ( 6 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
  • Economic Secretary, HM Treasury ( 5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to British Energy. (£20,001-£25,000)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
30 June 2004, tennis tickets and hospitality at Wimbledon for my husband and me provided by Dunfermline Press Ltd. (Registered 1 July 2004)

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