Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke

Name

Helen Liddell

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

7 July 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6960
liddellh@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Secretary of State for Scotland 2001-03
Minister of State (Energy and Competitiveness in Europe) 1999-01
Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) 1999-99
Minister of State (Scottish Office) (Education and Industry) 1998-99
Economic Secretary (HM Treasury) 1997-98
Committee House Date
Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee Lords 2013-13
EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection Lords 2013-
Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-11
Constituency Date
Airdrie & Shotts 1997-05
Monklands East 1994-97

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chief Executive Business Ventures Ltd 1992-94
Director Corporate Affairs Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd 1987-92
General Secretary Labour Party in Scotland 1976-87
Economics Correspondent BBC Scotland 1975-76
Head of Economic Department Scottish Trades Union Congress 1971-74

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Non-Executive Director Visit Britain 2010-11
Member Independent Review of the Chinook Disaster Mull of Kintyre 2010-11
British High Commissioner to Australia Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2005-09

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
Defence
Economy and finance
Energy and environment
European Union
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics
UK
Scotland
World
Australia
Ghana
EU
USA

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (formerly National Renewable Energy Centre Ltd)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman, Good Governance Group (G3) (advice on security and governance issues worldwide)
    • Member, Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Visit to Edinburgh, 4-6 July 2014, to speak at Conference on Global Migration; two nights' hotel accommodation provided by Scottish School of Diaspora Studies, University of Edinburgh
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Association Member, BUPA
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Northcote Scholarship Trust
    • Trustee, Britain-Australia Society Educational Trust