Baroness Hayman

Helene Hayman

Helene Hayman



Address as

Baroness Hayman

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5083


Electoral history

Contested Wolverhampton South West February 1974 general election. MP (Labour) for Welwyn and Hatfield October 1974-79. Contested Welwyn and Hatfield 1979 general election

Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for Health 1996-97; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Minister for Roads) 1997-98, Department of Health 1998-99; Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1999-2001; Lord Speaker 2006-11

Councils, public bodies

Member, Royal College of Gynaecologists Ethics Committee 1982-97; Committee on Ethics of Clinical Investigation, University College London/University College Hospital: Member 1987-97, Vice-chair 1990-97; Vice-chair: Bloomsbury Health Authority 1988-90, Bloomsbury and Islington Health Authority 1991-92; Council member, University College, London 1992-97; Chair, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust 1992-97; Member, Review Committee of Privy Counsellors of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2002-04

International bodies

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch): President 2006-11, Vice-President 2011-; Hon. President, Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group 2006-11

Political interests

Health, education

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Hayman, of Dartmouth Park in the London Borough of Camden 1996

Register of Interests

4: Shareholdings (b)

Standard Chartered plc (banking)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Sabin Vaccine Institute