Baroness Goldie

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Conservative Peer

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  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces 20 Aug 2019

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 02 August 2019. The correct answer should have been: The current strength of the Armed Forces as at 1 April 2019 is given in the table below: Service Trained Strength Workforce Requirement Royal Navy/Royal Marines 29,224 30,568 Army 75,070 82,000 Royal Air Force 30,010 31,756 Trained Strength comprises...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces 20 Aug 2019

    The current strength of the Armed Forces as at 1 April 2019 is given in the table below: Service Trained Strength Workforce Requirement Royal Navy/Royal Marines 29,224 30,568 Army 75,070 82,000 Royal Air Force 30,010 31,756 Trained Strength comprises military personnel who have completed Phase 1 and 2 training for Royal Navy/Royal Marines, the Army (prior to 1 October 2016)...
  • 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...

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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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