Personal Information

  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish Labour
  • Date of Birth: 04 March 1971

Claire Baker MSP was born and raised in Fife, the area she has represented as MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife since her election in 2007.

Claire is currently Scottish Labour’s Justice Spokesperson. Previous roles include Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment and Shadow Minister for Higher Education.

Following her education in Fife, Claire Baker MSP studied at Edinburgh University before gaining her doctorate at the University of Glasgow.  

Prior to her election, Claire was Policy Manager for SCVO and previously worked for the Royal College of Nursing in Scotland and Amicus.

Claire is married with one daughter and lives in Fife.

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