Baroness Goldie

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Middle East: Shipping 2 Aug 2019

    The UK is part of ongoing conversations with international allies including the US on how best we can ensure maritime security in the Gulf and protect freedom of navigation. Work to assess the practicality of any proposals continues in parallel with the ongoing conversations with our partners. Freedom of navigation is in every nation's interest. It is therefore unacceptable to illegally...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army 2 Aug 2019

    As at 1 April 2019, there were 74,940 male and 7,510 female personnel in the Regular Army and Gurkha population, and 25,400 male and 4,060 female personnel in the Army Reserve. Notes/Caveats: The Figures are for trained and untrained Regular and Gurkha personnel excluding Full Time Reserve Service. Reserve figures are taken from the FR20 population consisting of Group A Army Reserves,...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army Reserve 2 Aug 2019

    As at 1 April 2019, there were an estimated 1,720 Reserve personnel stationed in Wales, 4,140 in Scotland, 1,950 in Northern Ireland and 21,440 in England. These figures are based on stationed locations, and not on residence or nationality. Figures are taken from the Future Reserve 2020 population, which consists of Group A Army Reserves, some Sponsored Reserves and those personnel serving on...

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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 425 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 52.66% 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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