Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Patricia Scotland

Patricia Scotland



Address as

Baroness Scotland

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5700


Lords career

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1999-2001; Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department and Government Spokesperson for Law Officers' Department 2001-03; Minister of State and Government Spokesperson for Home Office 2003-07; Government Spokesperson for: Trade and Industry 2004-05, Women's Issues/Equal Agenda; Attorney General and Government Spokesperson for the Law Officers (attending cabinet) 2007-10; Shadow Attorney General 2010-11; Opposition Spokesperson for the Law Officers 2010-11

Councils, public bodies

Former member, Commission for Racial Equality

International bodies

Alternate UK Government Representative, European Convention 2002-

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Scotland of Asthal, of Asthal in the County of Oxfordshire 1997

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Director, Just Resolutions Limited (Member's own company providing private consultancy services, including legal advice (see category 4(a)); the company is not trading at present, and any income would not be paid to the company but to the Member's Chambers at 4 Paper Buildings (see category 2)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Queen's Counsel in practice at 4 Paper Buildings, Temple, London, EC4

4: Shareholdings (a)

Sole shareholder, Just Resolutions Limited (Member's private company, not trading at present)

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Chair, National Catholic Safeguarding Commission

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Bencher, Middle Temple