Baroness Goldie

Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Conservative Peer


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

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (26 Jul 2019 to 13 Nov 2023)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (17 Jul 2016 to 25 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (25 May 2016 to 17 Jul 2016)

Recent appearances

  • Spring Budget 2024 - Motion to Take Note 18 Mar 2024

    My Lords, it is always a pleasure to follow my noble friend Lord Young of Cookham. I looked back at what I said in November when we debated the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. At my stage in life, that is a wise precaution—an aide-memoire is helpful. For this non-dogmatic, non-ideological, pragmatic, prudence-supporting and, I hope, compassionate Conservative, the Autumn Statement was an...
  • United Kingdom: Union - Motion to Take Note 14 Mar 2024

    My Lords, it is always a pleasure to speak about the union and to listen to the experience and wisdom of my noble friend Lord McInnes of Kilwinning, whom I thank for securing this debate. I welcome my noble friend the Minister to his place on the Front Bench; he will be an asset to both the Government and this House, and I am only sorry that our gain has to be the Scottish Parliament’s...
  • Scottish Government: Devolved Competences - Question 13 Mar 2024

    My Lords, does my noble friend the Minister agree, in pursuance to the question from the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes, that there has to be concern about the cost to the Scottish taxpayer of the Scottish Government taking unsuccessful court action to hold an independence referendum? They also took court action unsuccessfully to progress the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill and, after a...

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