Shiona Baird

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
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

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

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]


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

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