Ministerial role

Baroness in Waiting (Government Whip)


Ministerial responsibilities will be confirmed in due course.

Current role holder: Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen

Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen was appointed Baroness in Waiting on 15 June 2017.

SHe was apointed Baroness in Waiting on 13 May 2015 and was also appointed as spokesperson on Cabinet Office business in the House of Lords on 17 July 2016. She left the government on 21 December 2016.


She attended St Michael’s Burton Park School in Sussex.

Political career

Lady Chisholm entered the House of Lords in September 2014. Previously she was Chair of the Conservative Party’s Candidates Committee.

Career before politics

Before her Parliamentary career Baroness Chisholm was a state registered nurse.

Personal life

Baroness Chisholm is married and has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.