The former Leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Rt Hon. Annabel MacNicoll Goldie, Baroness Goldie DL, MSP for West of Scotland since the devolved parliament’s creation, will not stand as a candidate in next year’s Holyrood election, intending to “focus on her duties in the House of Lords” instead.
BBC: Ex-Scots Tory leader Annabel Goldie to step down as MSP
I daresay that she will really be missed, even by her opponents. From what I could see of her at FMQs and elsewhere, she was usually reasonable (if occasionally a bit absurd), often witty – and always polite. None of that Labour bile when she was attacking Alex Salmond . . .