Baroness Cumberlege

Julia Cumberlege

Julia Cumberlege



Address as

Baroness Cumberlege

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Lords career

Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health 1992-97; Opposition Spokesperson for Health 1997

Councils, public bodies

Lewes District Council: Councillor 1966-79, Leader 1977-78; Councillor, East Sussex County Council 1974-85: Chair, Social Services Committee 1979-82; Chair, Brighton Health Authority 1981-88; Member, Press Council 1984-90; Chair, Review of Community Nursing for England (Report: Neighbourhood Nursing) 1985, DL, East Sussex 1986-; Member, DHSS Expert Advisory Group on AIDS 1987-89, Chair, South West Thames Regional Health Authority 1988-92; Vice-President, Royal College of Nursing 1989-; Member, NHS Policy Board for England 1989-; Council Member UK Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting 1989-92; Vice-Lord Lieutenant, East Sussex 1992; Chair Review of Maternity Services for England (Report: Changing Childbirth) 1993; Council member, Sussex University 2001-; Vice-President, Royal College of Midwives 2001; Chair, St George's Medical School Council 2000-06

Political interests

Local government, National Health Service, media, education

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Cumberlege, of Newick in the County of East Sussex 1990

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Sole Owner, Chairman & Managing Director, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (trains NHS and other personnel in NHS governance) Work done by the Member since 9 November 2011 for which Cumberlege Connections Ltd received payment is: 10 November 2011, Experential Open Programme 8 December 2011, Development Programme for a London Borough

4: Shareholdings (b)

Prudential plc (financial services)

4: Shareholdings (a)

All shares (100) in Cumberlege Connections Ltd (see category 1)

5: Land and property

Garden annex to main residence owned jointly with husband from which rental income is received from Cumberlege Connections Ltd