Shiona Baird

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Shiona Baird
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for North East Scotland
In office
1 May 2003 – 2 April 2007
Personal details
Born (1946-09-14) 14 September 1946 (age 70)
Hereford, England
Political party Scottish Green Party
Alma mater University of Edinburgh

Shiona Baird (born 14 September 1946) is a Scottish Green Party politician and former Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) 2003–2007 and co-convener of the Scottish Green Party 2004–2007.

Early life[edit]

Baird was born on 14 September 1946, in Hereford, England. She is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh. She worked on her family farm near Dundee before standing for election.

Scottish Parliament[edit]

In 2003 she was elected as an MSP for the North East Scotland region. She was a member of the Scottish Parliament Enterprise Committee[1] and the Scottish Greens’ Spokeswoman on enterprise, waste and energy issues.[2]

She stood again in the 2007 election but was not elected. In September 2007 Alison Johnstone took over as co-convener.[3]

In the 2010 UK general election she stood for Dundee East but was unsuccessful.[4]


  1. ^ "Previous MSPs: Session 2 (7 May 2003–2 April 2007): Shiona Baird". Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Scotland to hit green energy target three years early". The Scotsman. 12 June 2006. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "New co-leader for Scottish Greens". BBC News. BBC. 24 September 2007. 
  4. ^ "Election 2010: Dundee East". BBC News. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 

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Party political offices
New title Co-Convenor of the Scottish Green Party
With: Robin Harper
Succeeded by
Alison Johnstone