The life peerage awarded to Sir Alastair Goodlad has been gazetted in the name, styleand title of Baron Goodlad, of Lincoln in the County of Lincolnshire.
Source: Daily Telegraph 21 July, 2005
Sir Alastair Robertson Goodlad, KCMG (1997), PC (1992), was appointed British High Commissioner to Australia in 2000; he was b. 4 July, 1943, son of Dr John Goodlad by his wife Isabel Sinclair, and was educated at Marlborough College; King's College, Cambridge (MA, LLB).
Career: Conservative MP for Northwich, Feb 1974-1983; Conservative MP for Eddisbury, 1983-99; Assistant Government Whip, 1981-82; a Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, 1982-84; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Energy, 1984-87; Comptroller of HM Household, 1989-90; Deputy Government Chief Whip and Treasurer of HM Household, 1990-92; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1992-95; Parliamentary Secretary to HM Treasury & Govt Chief Whip, 1995-97; Opposition front bench spokesman on International Development, 1997-98; &c.
He married in 1968, Cecilia Barbara, 2nd daughter of Colonel Richard Lumley Hurst, by his wife the former Lady Barbara Lindsay (of the Earls of Crawford & Balcarres), and has issue:-
(i) Magnus James Goodlad, b. 1972, educated at Eton and Oriel College, Oxford; engaged 30 Oct 2000, to Victoria, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs Michael Manisty, of Devon. They have issue, one daughter, Flora Cecilia Charlotte, b. 6 August, 2004.
(ii) William Duff Goodlad, b. 1974, educated at Eton and Pembroke College, Oxford.