Baroness Linklater of Butterstone

Veronica Linklater

Veronica Linklater


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Baroness Linklater

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6914
Fax: 020 7219 2377


Electoral history

Contested (Lib Dem) Perth and Kinross 1995 by-election

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Penal Affairs 2005-07

Councils, public bodies

JP, Inner London 1985-88; Member, Children's Panel, Edinburgh South 1989-97

Political interests

Education, youth affairs, penal affairs and policy

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Linklater of Butterstone, of Riemore in Perth and Kinross 1997

Register of Interests

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Croatia, 13-15 June 2011, with All Party Parliamentary Group on Croatia, to discuss EU membership with Croatian parliamentarians; cost of accommodation and subsistence met by Government of Croatia

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Founder and President, The New School, Butterstone

10: Non-financial interests (c)

President, Society of Friends of Dunkeld Cathedral

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Chairman, Rethinking Crime and Punishment

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice Chairman and Trustee, Pushkin Prizes Scotland

Adviser, Koestler Award Trust

Member, Advisory Board, Beacon Fellowship

Council Member, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

President, SOVA

Trustee, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Trustee, Riemore Trust

Trustee, Lyle Charitable Trust

Trustee, Butterstone Public Hall