Baroness Jay of Paddington

Margaret Jay

Margaret Jay



Address as

Baroness Jay

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4912


Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for Health 1992-97, Minister of State, Department of Health 1997-98; Deputy Leader, House of Lords 1997-98; Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal Minister for Women 1998-2001; Opposition Whip 1992-95

Party groups

Member, Labour Party Donations Committee 2002-05; President, One Thousand Club 2002-06

Councils, public bodies

Member, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster Health Authority 1993-97; Former Member, Central Research and Development Committee for NHS; Chair, Overseas Development Institute 2002-

International bodies

Former Member, President World Bank International Advisory Group on Health; Member, International Advisory Board Independent News and Media 2002-; Associate member, InterAction Council

Political interests

Health, overseas aid and development, media, broadcasting

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Jay of Paddington, of Paddington in the City of Westminster 1992

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Independent News & Media plc

Non-executive Director, British Telecom Committee for Responsible and Sustainable Business

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Occasional participation in seminars for Cumberlege Connections, and the Gerson Lehrman Group (with whom I have an advisory contract)

7: Overseas visits

Visit to Quebec City, Canada, 28-31 May 2011, for the 29th Annual Plenary Conference held by the InterAction Council; travel and hotel expenses paid for by the InterAction Council

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Trustee, Lionel Cooke Memorial Trust (Labour Party funding organisation)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Council Member, Overseas Development Institute

Joint President, Foreign Policy Centre