Goldstone studied at Richmond Hill School and Dover College before joining the Royal Air Force. He stood repeatedly for the Liberal Party in general elections, but was never elected: in Hendon in 1935, Petersfield in 1945, Dover in 1950 and 1959, Basingstoke in 1964, Peterborough in 1966, Norfolk South in 1970, and Harlow in February and October 1974. He did served for some years on Kingsclere and Whitchurch Rural District Council.
Later in life, Goldstone worked as a hospital catering officer. In 1976–77, he served as the President of the Liberal Party. A long-term supporter of animal rights, in 1978, he proposed wide-ranging animal protection legislation, which the party voted to support.
- The Times Guide to the House of Commons (1964), p.25
- The Times Guide to the House of Commons (1974), p.140
- Richard Dudley Ryder, Animal revolution: changing attitudes toward speciesism, p.183
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