Baroness Goldie

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Sexual Offences 8 Oct 2019

    Primary legislation will be required in order to add to the list of Service disciplinary offences set out in the Policing and Crime Act 2017. We will continue to consider finding Parliamentary time for this.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment 8 Oct 2019

    The application and inflow figures for the UK Regular Armed Forces between 1 July 2018 and 31 June 2019 can be found in the following tables. As with any organisation, there is a period of time between applying to join the Armed Forces and beginning training, and therefore the two tables are not directly comparable. Application figures may appear high compared to inflow, however it can take...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 31 Frigates 8 Oct 2019

    Her Majesty's Government announced the preferred bidder for the Type 31 General Purpose Frigate competition in September 2019 and looks forward to the contract award in due course. These five ships will replace the existing five General Purpose Type 23 Frigates. As explained in the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 and in the National Shipbuilding Strategy, we remain committed to a...

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Conservative Peer, Former Conservative MSP for West Scotland

Entered the House of Lords on 11 November 2013

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election

Also represented West Scotland; West of Scotland

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (since 26 Jul 2019)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (17 Jul 2016 to 25 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Communications Committee (25 May 2016 to 17 Jul 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 385 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Goldie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 52.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 375 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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