Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde

Brenda Dean

Brenda Dean



Address as

Baroness Dean

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6907
Fax: 020 7219 0549


Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Employment 1994-96, National Heritage 1996-97; Opposition Whip 1996-97; Member, Committee of Inquiry into Future of Higher Education 1996-97; House of Lords Appointments Commission 2000-10

Councils, public bodies

Council member: Association for Business Sponsorship of the Arts 1990-96, City University 1991-96; Governor, Ditchley Foundation 1992-; Member: Armed Forces Pay Review Body 1993-94, Press Complaints Commission 1993-98, Broadcasting Complaints Commission 1993-94; Board member, Council, London School of Economics 1994-99; Council member, Open University 1995-98; Chair: Housing Corporation 1997-2003, Armed Forces Pay Review Body 1999-2004; Member: Senior Salaries Review Body 1999-2004, Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords 1999

Political interests

Industry, media, women's issues, telecommunications, pensions, housing, defence

Countries of interest

Australia, South Africa, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, of Eccles in the County of Greater Manchester 1993

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Taylor Wimpey plc (house builder)

Non-executive Partnership Director, National Air Traffic Services (NATS)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Covent Garden Market Authority

8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

On Wednesday 9 March 2011 the Member attended the Macmillan Palace of Varieties Concert as the guest of BAE Systems plc

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Trustee, Thomson Foundation (media training)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, University College London Hospital Cancer Centre Charity