Baroness Knight of Collingtree

Jill Knight

Jill Knight

Party

Conservative

Address as

Baroness Knight

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4470
Fax: 020 7219 5979

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Northampton 1959 and 1964 general elections. MP (Conservative) for Birmingham Edgbaston 1966-97

Party groups

Vice-chair: 1922 Committee 1988-97, Association of Conservative Peers 2002-06

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Northampton County Borough Council 1956-66

International bodies

Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe and Assembly of Western European Union (WEU): Member 1977-88, 1999-2010, Chair: WEU Relations with Parliaments Committee 1984-88, British Inter-Parliamentary Union 1994-97

Political interests

Health, social security, childcare, industry, Council of Europe and Western European Union

Countries of interest

America, Cyprus, Taiwan

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Knight of Collingtree, of Collingtree in the County of Northamptonshire 1997

Register of Interests

7: Overseas visits

Visit to North Cyprus and Turkey, 15-20 December 2011; costs of visit met by Government of Republic of North Cyprus

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Member of Board, Sulgrave Manor Trust (ancestral home of George Washington)