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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.

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 73)
Hereford, England
Political partyScottish Green Party
Alma materUniversity of Edinburgh

Early lifeEdit

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 ParliamentEdit

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 11 November 2018.
  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