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Baroness Goldie

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill 2019-21 2 Apr 2020

    The Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill relates to the conduct of the UK Armed Forces outside of the UK. The operation of the UK Armed Forces is a reserved matter and one for the UK Government. The introduction of the Bill in the House of Commons is just the start of the process, and the Ministry of Defence will continue to engage with stakeholders across the UK...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Coronavirus 1 Apr 2020

    Defence has a number of existing contingency plans in place to provide support to civil authorities, including to the NHS. Our personnel are already providing assistance in a number of capacities and this includes those with specialist medical training. Considering the likely additional call on military assistance to mitigate COVID-19 related staff absences in civil authorities, and the...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: International Science and Technology Centre 25 Mar 2020

    The Government recognises that the ISTC has played a valuable role in preventing the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction-related scientific and technical expertise from former Soviet programmes, and mitigating broader chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) risks. However, HMG currently funds only a small number of projects through the ISTC. After careful consideration,...

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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 and Digital Committee (25 May 2016 to 17 Jul 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 205 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 53.16% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • 14 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness Goldie’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 391 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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