Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen


Baroness Chisholm was Baroness in Waiting from August 2019 to February 2020.

She was previously appointed 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 in March 2018.


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.

Previous roles in government

  1. Baroness in Waiting (Government Whip)
  2. Baroness in Waiting (Government Whip)


  1. Government accountability and transparency: written ministerial statement